Pre-Budget submission 2017/18 to the Victorian State Government: Growing Our Regions

Regional Cities Victoria has released its Pre-Budget submission 2017-18 to the Victorian State Government: Growing Our Regions. 

RCV is calling on the State Government to:

  • Incentivise business. Create jobs. Increase liveability – calling on the Government to renew its efforts to attract people to regional Victoria by investing an extra $100 million in jobs and liveability in our regions
  • Place cities at the heart of the Visitor Economy – calling for further investment in the Government’s successful $103 million Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund to support local jobs and driving economic activity in our regions in line with the Government’s focus on the visitor economy
  • Drive regional access to the Port of Melbourne – calling for the $970 million from the Port of Melbourne lease to be rolled out to regional Victoria as a priority
  • Unlock regional investment – Seeking $75,000 in funding for the development of a business case for an RCV Treasury Shared Service
  • Build connections with international markets – seeking an in-principle commitment to support inbound trade missions into regional Victoria, enabling regional markets to reap the benefits of international investment.

Download a copy of the Pre-State Budget submission 2017-18 here.