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Sitting Week Update

In the first sitting week of the Victorian Parliament in August 2018, both the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (Local Jobs First) Amendment Bill 2018 and the Environment Protection Amendment (EPA) Bill 2018 passed through the Legislative Council.

The Victorian Chamber worked closely with the Government and Opposition on both pieces of legislation. The Chamber’s advocacy on behalf of Victorian business was well received and given considered attention during the debate of both bills.

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Victorian Government must now support the National Energy Guarantee

15 August 2018

The Victorian Chamber welcomes both the constructive outcome on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) from the recent COAG Energy Council meeting and the Federal Coalition party room’s majority endorsement of the policy.

It is now time for Victoria to support the NEG to improve policy predictability and encourage new investment in electricity generation.


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A cutting-edge initiative not to be missed: ignite+VU

Many watercooler conversations in offices across Victoria today will touch on the unexpected results at the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon.

ICYMI, Croatia devastated England fans in the semi-final in Russia winning 2-1 in extra time while eight-time champion Roger Federer – who was in great form - surprised the world by being knocked out of Wimbledon by South African Kevin Anderson.