The Property Council of Australia has welcomed the announcement that the Victorian Government will release an additional fifty thousand housing lots in Melbourne’s growth corridors but warns that these new communities must be properly planned, and accompanied by appropriate infrastructure and services from the outset.
Another sixteen roads will be upgraded across the state as part of the Victorian Government’s record road safety investment.
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads thanks to the Victorian Government.
Surging job numbers, a thriving construction industry and buoyant retail trade have underpinned Victoria’s number one spot in CommSec’s State of the States report.
“‘Rolling blackouts’ across Melbourne and parts of Victoria after 36 hours of hot weather demonstrate how fragile our energy system has become, how the national energy grid is struggling to meet demand and how important it is to end political blame-shifting and settle on long-term national policies to underpin energy reliability and affordability while the […]
Nearly 7,000 Victorian households have installed solar panels since the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes package was launched in late August 2018, amounting to more than $3.4 million in rebates.
Nearly 700 new long-term affordable rental homes will soon be available across Victoria thanks to the Victorian Government.
The Victorian Government is pleading with Victorians to heed the warnings this summer and look after themselves and others – particularly the elderly and young children – when the weather heats up.
“After a sustained boom over recent years, residential building activity in Victoria continues to cool” said Fiona Nield, HIA Executive Director, Victoria.
The Victorian Government’s Solar Homes program is driving down energy bills, creating new jobs and boosting local industry in the Latrobe Valley.