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2018/19 Victorian Budget outcomes for the Wimmera Southern Mallee region


Wimmera Southern Mallee Partnership priorities supported in the Victorian Government Budget 2018/19 include:

  • More than $941 million for better regional roads across the state, including:
    • $333 million for regional road restoration
    • $261 million for road upgrades in regional Victoria
    • $229 million for Continuing Towards Zero, providing safety upgrades to our regional road network
    • $100 million for grants to rural councils to undertake local road remediation projects
    • $17.4 million to establish Regional Roads Victoria
  • $1.3 million for five additional family violence crisis properties across the region
  • $20 million for rural council transformation, a grants program to help rural councils across Victoria improve their financial viability
  • A share of $11 million for the Victorian Mobile Project Round 4, building on the Government’s existing commitment to remove mobile black spots in regional Victoria
  • $0.5 million for priority projects identified in the 10-year strategy for cycling infrastructure across the Grampians region
  • A share of $33.9 million to build, expand and improve early years infrastructure across Victoria

Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Partnership 2018/19 Budget Fact Sheet for more information. (PDF 399.2 KB)

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