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Farm safety officers to improve safety
The Victorian Government announced today that the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) will receive a $3 million ‘Making our Farms Safer’ grant to employ two farm safety officers and deliver new resources.
Improving safety for Victorian farms
A newly established Farm Safety Council is providing advice to the Victorian Government and agriculture sector on how to reduce injuries and deaths of people on farms in Victoria.
Welcome to the new LaunchVic board members
Four new board members including a new chair have been appointed to LaunchVic, bringing new skills and experience to Victoria’s startup agency.
New fund supporting regional accommodation providers
The Victorian Government is supporting regional accommodation businesses affected by restrictions placed on some metropolitan suburbs with a fund to assist operators who will lose income due to cancelled bookings.
New ministers and new areas for the department
Last week new ministers joined the Victorian Government and other changes affecting the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) were announced.
New authority and strategy for Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation
The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades.
Digital Opportunities Roadshow online success
Small Business Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched the Digital Opportunities Roadshow in Ararat in February this year.
Mount Buffalo to become year-round tourism destination
The Victorian Government is investing in the future of Mount Buffalo as a 12-months-a-year tourism destination through support for new “eco pod” accommodation.
Working for Victoria helping the bushfire recovery
Dozens of people left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic will be recruited to work in bushfire recovery efforts, helping Victorians affected by two very different types of emergencies.
Building big to create jobs and drive our state’s recovery
The Victorian Government has announced $2.7 billion to build the projects that matter to Victoria – and create the jobs that matter to Victorians.