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Renewable Energy Project a good green start for the Andrews Government

19 February 2015 

Environment Victoria welcomes the support being given by the Andrews Government to the Newstead community renewable energy project in regional Victoria.

During the state election campaign, the ALP committed $200,000 to help the town of Newstead be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2017.

Environment Victoria Safe Climate Campaign Manager Dr Nicholas Aberle today said:

“Hopefully this is the start of something big from the Andrews government. This is a fantastic project, and communities around the state are keen to do the same thing. Government support can help get these important projects off the ground and grow green jobs right...


Environment Victoria statement on the Hazelwood coal mine fire - one year on

9 February 2015


Monday February 9 2015 marks one year since the beginning of the...


Environment Victoria welcomes continuation of the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target


19 December 2014


Environment Victoria today welcomed the announcement by Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio that the Andrews Government will retain the Victorian...


Election result shows power of grassroots mobilisation on environment issues

30 November 2014
Environment Victoria welcomes today’s election result as a victory for grassroots mobilisation but warns that the new government will be publicly held to...

New fire highlights need for urgent mine rehabilitation

28 November 2014

Reports today of a fire at the open cut Loy Yang coal mine highlight the urgent need for the next Victorian government to speed up mine rehabilitation says...

Environment Victoria calls on all parties to get cows out of our rivers

26 November 2014

Environment Victoria will today inflate a giant cow in central Ballarat as part of its Cut the Crap campaign to highlight the issue of cows trampling and polluting the state’s rivers...


Environment Victoria's response to Labor’s environment election policy

25 November 2014
Environment Victoria has today welcomed the release of Labor’s environment policy. The policy ‘Our environment our future’ provides further...

New scorecard shows Victorian parties split on environment policy just days before election

24 November 2014

Thousands of Victorians who have pledged to use their vote for the environment at the upcoming State election will today be...

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