Arts, Heritage & Culture Pillar Update

Latest Pillar Activity
Arts and Culture Pillar
Am update from the June 2020 Arts, Heritage and Culture Pillar.

Local stations to undergo upgrade

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Transport Pillar
Lara and North Shore railway stations to be upgraded as part of $24 million state-wide upgrades.

More Support To Keep Victorian Creatives Working

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Arts and Culture Pillar
The State Government has announced almost $2.3 million in Sustaining Creative Workers grants to directly support 373 independent creatives and micro-businesses across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Colac Otway Shire calls for tough measures to stop the spread

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Colac Otway Shire Mayor Jason Schram has praised the Colac community for its proactive response to Colac’s COVID crisis but says Stage 3 Restrictions must be introduced before the spread escalates further.

Federal recognition of Princes Highway’s significance

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Transport Pillar
The Federal Government has added the Princes Highway from Colac to the South Australian border to the National Land Transport Network.

Major Pier Upgrades To Create Jobs And Boost Economy

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Economic Development Pillar
A construction blitz on piers and jetties around the state, including Portarlington Pier, will create vital new jobs as the state rebuilds from the coronavirus pandemic and provide a long term boost the fishing, aquaculture and tourism industries.

Funding Boost To Improve Freight And Passenger Rail

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Transport Pillar
The Victorian Government is investing $126 million to improve regional freight and passenger rail services, as part of the economic response to the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus fight escalates in Geelong & Regional Victoria

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Coronavirus testing steps up across regional Victoria with a new Geelong-based public health team established.

Have Your Say On The Future Of Victoria’s Ports

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Economic Development Pillar
The Victorian Government is calling on stakeholders to help shape the future of ports and freight in Victoria by providing feedback as part of the Victorian Ports Review Discussion Paper.

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