News articles

New funding to increase Victoria’s recycling capacity and capability
25 March 2021
New funding will support Victoria’s transition to a circular economy by partnering with organisations to deliver new and upgraded recycling infrastructure and increase Victoria’s capacity and capability to recover high quality materials.
Bonuses available for small businesses who switch to energy-efficient equipment
07 March 2021
A new program will deliver $5 million in bonuses to small businesses across Victoria for equipment upgrades.
New funding to help communities change to renewable energy
01 March 2021
The Community Power Hubs program will fund organisations to implement local renewable energy projects.
New funding to create innovative products and expand markets for recycled materials
22 February 2021
Research institutes can apply to receive a grant for innovative research that supports Victoria’s transition to a circular economy.
Upgrading Victoria's infrastructure to recycle more plastic and glass
18 January 2021
Victoria is upgrading recycling infrastructure and facilities across the state to recycle more plastic and glass.
Infrastructure investments to recycle Victoria's hazardous waste
09 January 2021
Victorian Government invests $1.3 million to improve the recycling of hazardous waste (solvents).
New funding to inspire low-waste communities
08 January 2021
New funding will encourage the development of local solutions for waste avoidance, repair and reuse.
Winners announced for Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2020
16 December 2020
The online ceremony celebrated those leading sustainable innovation and practices in Victoria.
Announcing the finalists for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2020
24 November 2020
We are delighted to announce and congratulate 28 finalists for this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.