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MIL-OSI Australia: Building More Social Housing In Melbourne’s West

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Environment, Government of Victoria, Housing and communities, Media Intelligence, Media Release, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Building More Social Housing In Melbourne’s West

Source: Premier of Victoria In an Australian first, the Andrews Labor Government is building prefabricated studio units on unoccupied government land in Melbourne’s inner west to help meet demand for social housing. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz today visited one of the nine sites along Ballarat Road in Footscray and Maidstone that will be […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New Laws Pass Parliament To Make Renting Fair

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, English, Exploration, Gas, Government of Victoria, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New Laws Pass Parliament To Make Renting Fair

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government has passed new laws to make renting fair for all Victorians. In the biggest change to the Residential Tenancies Act since it was implemented more than two decades ago, the Labor Government passed new laws that will strengthen renters’ rights, better protect vulnerable tenants and enable people to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Appointment

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Gambling policy, Gaming, Gaming and liquor regulation, Government of Victoria, Health, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, Tertiary, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Appointment

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Janet Dore as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. Ms Dore will commence her role as interim CEO in mid-October, replacing Louise Glanville who will start a new role as Managing Director of Victoria Legal Aid. Ms Dore […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Safety Inspectors Give Showbags The Thumbs Up

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, English, Government of Victoria, Media Intelligence, Media Release, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Safety Inspectors Give Showbags The Thumbs Up

Source: Premier of Victoria Product safety experts have examined 341 showbags set for the Royal Melbourne Show and removed dangerous items to ensure there are no nasty surprises for show-goers. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz was joined by students from St Margaret Mary’s Spotswood Primary School today, who were given the chance to road […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Sun Sets On Dodgy Property Developers

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Consumer affairs, English, Government of Victoria, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Sun Sets On Dodgy Property Developers

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victorians buying property off-the-plan from delay tactics used by some property developers to rip people off. The Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2018 will restrict the use of sunset clauses without the purchaser’s consent. The changes mean off-the-plan contracts cannot be terminated by a vendor […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Inaugural Commissioner For Residential Tenancies

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, English, Gaming, Government of Victoria, Media Intelligence, Media Release, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Inaugural Commissioner For Residential Tenancies

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Dr Heather Holst as the inaugural Commissioner for Residential Tenancies. Dr Holst has almost 30 years of experience working in the housing, tenancy and homelessness sectors and is a strong champion for the rights of Victorian tenants. She has worked in Melbourne […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Stamping Out Bad Behaviour In Short-Stay Apartments

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, English, Gaming, Government of Victoria, Health, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Stamping Out Bad Behaviour In Short-Stay Apartments

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government’s new laws to help stamp out bad behaviour in short-stay accommodation have passed Victorian Parliament. The Owners Corporation Amendment (Short-stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 will mean apartment owners can now be liable for any damage, noise or loss of amenity caused by their guests. VCAT has also been […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Release Of Report On The Sixth Casino Review

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Gambling policy, Gaming, Gaming and liquor regulation, Government of Victoria, Media Intelligence, Media Release, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Release Of Report On The Sixth Casino Review

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government has today released the Sixth Review of the Casino Operator and Licence. Under the Casino Control Act 1991, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation is required to investigate Crown Melbourne Ltd at least every five years, to determine it remains suitable to hold the casino […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Housing Boost For Vulnerable Families In Mitchell Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, English, Environment, Government of Victoria, Housing and communities, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Housing Boost For Vulnerable Families In Mitchell Region

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government is building five social housing developments for vulnerable families with young children in the Mitchell Shire. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz visited Broadford today to announce a $2 million Victorian Property Fund grant to build eight dwellings at five sites across the shire, creating 19 extra […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Community Housing To Help Vulnerable Youth In Bendigo

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, Employment, English, Environment, Government of Victoria, Housing and communities, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Community Housing To Help Vulnerable Youth In Bendigo

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government is investing in community housing in Bendigo to help vulnerable young people in the region find stable, affordable accommodation. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz visited Bendigo today to announce a $2.78 million grant from the Victorian Property Fund for the construction of 16 dwellings at two […]

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