A proposal to develop a new police precinct at the western end of Melbourne’s CBD, has progressed to Stage Three of the Government’s Market-led Proposals Interim Guideline. The proposal by Australia Post and Cbus Property is to develop a new Victoria Police Centre headquarters at 311 Spencer St. The new site would provide Victoria Police with a consolidated police precinct with connection to the recently opened City West Police Complex. The site is close to the Melbourne Assessment Prison, Southern Cross Station and has good access to Melbourne’s arterial road network for responding to incidents.
Victorians have every right to feel confident, the Treasurer Tim Pallas said today, after the Westpac Melbourne Sentiment Index showed that Victoria leads the country in terms of positive consumer sentiment. The result indicates that Victorians feel very confident about the economy for the next 12 months – and for the next five years.
The contract for the removal of four more dangerous and congested level crossings has been finalised, with works for two of those crossings set to begin within weeks.
The Victorian economy continues to show signs of strength and dynamism, with the latest National Accounts released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing that state final demand for Victoria rose 0.9 per cent for the June quarter, and was up 3 per cent from the previous year.
The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed the confirmation of Victoria’s triple A stable credit rating by international agency, Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor’s said the rating reflects our state’s ‘very strong financial management and economy’, and ‘Victoria’s strong budgetary performance and low contingent liabilities’, endorsing the measured and strategic approach taken by the Andrews Labor Government to Victoria’s budget.
Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a boost to three projects in the heart of Broadmeadows. Speaking at the Broadmeadows Economic and Cultural Development Summit, organised and championed by Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire, Mr Pallas announced funding of $1.3 million to begin the revitalisation of..
The Treasurers of Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and the ACT today confirmed that they will seek to have the GST removed on sanitary products, when it is raised at next week’s Council of Federal Financial Relations in Canberra. The removal of GST from sanitary products..