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Supporting Community Revitalisation In Noble Park

Noble Park residents can look forward to improved streetscapes and a new local playground, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $500,000 investment in the Noble Park Revitalisation Project. The work will see improvements to amenities on Douglas Street and the development of an all-abilities playground,..

Helping Councils Keep Victorian Communities COVIDSafe

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering new funding for Victorian councils to help local businesses and communities stay safe and open through 2021. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane has announced more than $7 million for councils across the state to establish the Local Government..

New Local Library Services For The Goulburn Valley

New local library services are coming to Avenel and Murchison thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane has announced Goulburn Valley Libraries will receive over $120,000 from the 2021 round of the Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. The funding will help..

Funding To Transform Mansfield Library

The Mansfield library is set for a major transformation, including new dedicated children’s and quiet study spaces thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced Mansfield Shire Council will receive more than $540,000 from the 2021 round..

Reflecting On How Victorians Got Through, Together

Stories of how Melbourne’s suburban communities coped during the unprecedented events of the past year will be shared in a new online digital exhibition. One year on: Stories of COVID-19 in Melbourne’s Suburbs was officially launchedat the Melbourne Museum today. The digital display features a collection..

Helping Veterans Shape The Federal Royal Commission

The Victorian Government is seeking feedback on the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide – but is calling on the Commonwealth to give Veterans and their families more time to have their say. Minister for Veterans Affairs Shaun Leane today opened consultation on Terms..

Gender Equality Advisory Committee Named

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the 16-person committee that will drive a new approach to gender equality in the local government sector. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Minister for Women Gabrielle Williams established the Gender Equality Advisory Committee, co-chaired by Labor Government..

Supporting And Honouring Victoria’s Veterans

The Andrews Labor Government is improving the lives of veterans and ensuring their stories and sacrifice are remembered for future generations. The Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane today announced 29 successful projects sharing in more than $500,000 funding to support veterans and honour their service…

Work Underway On New Home For Craigieburn Eagles

The thriving softball team Craigieburn Eagles will soon have a new home thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Member for Yuroke Ros Spence marked the start of construction on the new Craigieburn Softball Centre on..

New Look Playspace And Community Hub For City Of Hume

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a new playspace in Hume and announced a major investment in a new community hub in Broadmeadows through its landmark Growing Suburbs Fund. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire today officially opened the..

Funding For Bentleigh Library Transformation

The popular Bentleigh Library is set to be transformed into a new hub for community services thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane has announced Glen Eira City Council will receive $1 million from the Labor Government’s Living Libraries Infrastructure Program…

New Family And Sports Facilities For Casey

New and expanded facilities for families and sporting clubs in Casey are on the way thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane has announced Casey City Council will receive $3.5 million towards three projects from the..

New Mountain Bike Trail And Youth Hub For The Peninsula

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the Mornington Peninsula community with the completion of a new bike trail at Arthur’s Seat and Rosebud soon to be home to a new youth hub. Local Government and Suburban Development Minister Shaun Leane and Member for Nepean..

Boosting Active Options For Warrnambool Veterans

The Andrews Labor Government is helping veterans in Warrnambool stay active and socially connected with funding for increased welfare support services. Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane visited Warrnambool RSL today and announced more than $46,000 their Veteran Support Centre RSL Active Program. The RSL Active program..

New Mayoral Advisory Panel Named

Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane has unveiled the makeup of the 2021 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel. Fifteen Mayors have been selected for the panel and will meet with Minister Leane four times this year to provide advice on a range of matters that..

Staying Local To Honour Their Service This ANZAC Day

Victorians will be able to honour the sacrifice of our service men and women in person this year, with hundreds of local services expected at RSLs across the state and limited attendance at the traditional ANZAC Day Dawn Service and March. The Victorian Government has..

STATEMENT FROM THE VICTORIAN MINISTER FOR VETERANS

ANZAC Day is a solemn occasion where we remember and give our thanks to those who served our country, and those who did not return. But veterans and their families live their service, and the impacts of it, every day. That was the point I..

More Funding For Outdoor Dining Across Victoria

Popular outdoor dining areas for restaurants, pubs and cafes across the state will continue through a COVIDSafe autumn thanks to further support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced 22 councils will receive a share of $5 million in..