A renewables-led recovery

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Add your name today to the call for a renewables-led recovery and a Green New Deal for Victoria.

Wind farm

2020 knocked us sideways, with climate-fuelled bushfires, a global pandemic and the subsequent economic crisis. But we’ve also come together as a community to support each other.

Now, as our government looks to rebuild Victoria’s economy, we have a rare opportunity to create jobs by investing in industries that also help create a cleaner, fairer future.

Let’s get Victoria out of recession with a renewables-led recovery, which includes:

  • Building large-scale wind, solar and energy storage projects, like Australia’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.
  • Reviving our manufacturing industries, but with renewable energy, such as upgrading Portland’s aluminium smelter and running it with clean energy.
  • Weather-proofing every Victorian home, to create jobs and reduce energy bills.
  • Putting solar and batteries on every public housing home, just like we’ve put solar on schools.
  • Upgrading our energy grid so it’s actually fit for the 21st century, and bringing our energy system back into public hands so that Victorians profit from these industries.