A new state-of-the-art CFA station has opened in Ballarat West to service the growing suburb of Lucas and neighbouring communities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today officially opened the station, located in the Ballarat West emergency..
Three Ballarat organisations are set to make big savings on their electricity bills thanks to funding from the Andrews Government’s Renewable Communities Program. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today visited McCallum Disability Services in Alfredton to announce a $49,500 grant to install a 40-kilowatt..
The number of Ballarat region students enrolling in priority courses has more than doubled, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. More than 500 students have already enrolled in Free TAFE courses at Federation University, a jump of 135 per cent compared to..
The Andrews Government has opened registrations for the 11th annual Premier’s Active April campaign, and Labor MP Juliana Addison is challenging Ballarat residents to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Active April has gone from strength to strength since it was introduced in..
Western Victorians will now have better access to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services closer to home, thanks to a new service built and opened by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley opened the new $12.7 million cutting-edge Grampians alcohol and other..
A further $1 million is being invested by the Andrews Government to help regional communities prepare for the real impacts of climate change. The Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said the new Community Climate Change Adaptation (3CA) Grants program will fund local projects that..
Construction is kicking off on the new Ballarat GovHub project – a key milestone for the purpose-built facility for up to 1,000 Victorian Government employees, including 600 roles relocating from Melbourne. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes welcomed the erection of timber safety hoarding around..
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the delivery of 1,000 free car parks in Ballarat, taking the pressure off local streets and making it easier to get in and out of the city. Work has begun to map potential locations for the car..