Victorian council rate rises will be capped to the rate of inflation, 2.5%, for 2016/17. Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins announced the Fair Go Rates cap today, keeping an election commitment to cap council rate rises to theConsumer Price Index (CPI).
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Thousands of Victorian families accessing the School Bus Program are set to save hundreds of dollars a year in student bus fares.
A new grants program is open to provide support to community organisations and groups to run multicultural celebrations, festivals and events across Victoria.
Our Watch and the AFL Players’ Association today issued a challenge to Australian leaders and personalities to encourage their young fans to share an important message on social media that there is #NoExcuse4Violence.
Students and staff will again have a say on university councils and TAFEs boards after the Andrews Labor Government reversed laws implemented by the previous Liberal Government that silenced their views.
Trains will stop at Flagstaff Station on weekends from 1 January 2016, opening up the north west corner of the city for the first time.
The Andrews Labor Government will provide free public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve across Victoria.
The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Victorian householders to install solar power panels and take up the use of renewable energy technology.
The Victorian Parliament today hosted the first ever Listening Project, an opportunity for victims and survivors of family violence to voice their stories, and provide advice on how to improve current systems.
A project making it easier for Victorian victims of family violence to seek protection through our courts will be expanded and improved under the Victorian Government’s inaugural Public Sector Innovation Fund.