Victorian Government

Government announces $14M in water grants

The Victorian Government has announced funding for improvements to water infrastructure to boost our water security by co-investing in priority projects identified in Melbourne and across regional Victoria, with Minister for Water Lisa Neville highlighting the importance of continued investment: “We need to adapt to our changing climate and increased demand for water – so…

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Victorian Government works with Traditional Owners on Sustainable Water Strategy

  For the first time, the Victorian Government have partnered with Traditional Owners when formulating the draft plan for the Central and Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy. The plan aims to secure Victoria’s water future, meet the challenges of a warmer and drier climate, and meet the demands of population growth. The plan includes a…

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VicWater welcomes Hon. Lisa Neville’s return to work

VicWater was pleased to receive a statement from the Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, sharing news of the Hon. Lisa Neville’s return to work after a significant period of absence due to illness. Lisa will resume her ministerial duties from today, with an altered portfolio to accommodate her recovery from Crohn’s Disease. She will continue in…

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Looking to boost the digital capability of your business?

The Victorian Government’s Digital Jobs program is creating a new pipeline of talent to meet the digital skills needs of Victorian employers. Digital Jobs takes capable, experienced mid-career workers looking for a career change and helps them become web developers, data analysts, digital marketers and more. Each job-ready candidate is freshly trained in a digital…

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Victorian Government Procurement Reforms

On November 25, VicWater hosted a forum on the Victorian Government Procurement Reforms. VicWater contacted DTF to request this forum following the correspondence from the Chair of the Victorian Government Purchasing Board to all water corporation MDs in October. As part of the reforms, all water corporations will be required to adopt 24 mandatory State…

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Protecting Our Waterways For Future Generations

Protecting our precious natural resources matters more than ever before. This year’s Budget will improve the health of Victoria’s rivers, creeks and wetlands, preserving these iconic locations for families to enjoy as well as ensuring water security for farmers, towns and industry. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 invests $562 million to make our rivers healthier, improving…

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Reduced Water Prices For Northern Victoria Irrigators

The Victorian Government has welcomed the Essential Services Commission (ESC) price decision for Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) customers announced today. The decision means most GMW customers – predominantly irrigators – will see an average 10 per cent drop in prices from 1 July 2020 and a continued 1 percent reduction for each of the following three…

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Victorian water corporations supporting Aboriginal economic development through social procurement

In line with Victorian Government’s social procurement objectives, water corporations’ social procurement strategies include the provision of opportunities for Aboriginal Victorians. Several water corporations engage Traditional Owner organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to provide a range of goods and services in relation to water and land management as well as for other…

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Connecting Central North-West Victoria To The Water Grid

Thousands of people across central north-west Victoria now have reliable stock and domestic water supply with the completion of the South West Loddon Pipeline project. The newly completed pipeline provides secure reticulated water supply to more than 1,500 rural properties over 2,900 square kilometres surrounding Inglewood, Newbridge, St Arnaud and Wedderburn, for the first time.…

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New Victorian Workplace Manslaughter Legislation

Maddocks presents the New Victorian Workplace Manslaughter Legislation Session New provisions apply from 1 July 2020 to create the statutory offence of workplace manslaughter, inserted into the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (OHS Act). Individuals will face up to 20 years imprisonment while Body Corporates can be fined up to $16.5m (a tenfold increase on…

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