Victorian Govt Launches $2.7B Building Works Blitz to Stimulate Economy

A $2.7 billion Building Works blitz will create 3700 direct jobs for Victorian construction workers as the State Government moves to stimulate the economy and get people back to work.

The Building Works package will go towards shovel-ready projects and provide jobs for painters, plasterers, gardeners, engineers, plumbers, electricians, carpenters, maintenance workers, administration staff and more.

It also aims to create thousands more jobs across the supply chains, including manufacturing, logistics, transportation, warehousing and retail.

At the core of the package is a $1.18 billion investment into education infrastructure projects to create space for more than 21,000 extra students in the Victorian education system.

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