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Victorian and Australian Government web sites provide some of the best information you will find. There are way too many to list them all, but here we have included some of the more important links..



 1200 Buildings 1200 Buildings
The Zero Net Emissions by 2020 Strategy sets the City of Melbourne the target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2020. The strategy identifies a number of areas for improved energy efficiency and reduced energy consumption including transport, distributed energy, and commercia Read more..

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 Advertising Standards Bureau Advertising Standards Bureau
The Advertising Standards Bureau administers a national system of advertising self-regulation through the Advertising Standards Board and the Advertising Claims Board. The self-regulation system recognises that advertisers share a common interest in promoting consumer confidence Read more..

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 australia.gov.au australia.gov.au
The australia.gov.au website is your connection with government in Australia. It links to information and services on over 700 Australian Government websites as well as selected state and territory resources. Australia.gov.au also searches over five million government web pag Read more..

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 Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Bureau of Statistics
The Australian Bureau of Statistics can help you by providing statistical solutions to make informed decisions. The ABS provides statistics on a wide range of economic and social matters, serving government, business and the general population. Statistics on the ABS websit Read more..

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 Australian Electoral Commission Australian Electoral Commission
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums and maintaining the Commonwealth electoral roll. The AEC also provides a range of electoral information and education programs and activities. Parliamentary Elections Read more..

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 Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums and maintaining the Commonwealth electoral roll. The AEC has a National Office in Canberra, a State Office in each State capital and a Northern Territory office in Darwin Read more..

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 Australian of the Year Australian of the Year
Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards by profiling leading citizens who are role models for us all. They inspire us through their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribu Read more..

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 Biotechnology Biotechnology
Biotechnology is regarded as one of the keys to Victoria's future prosperity with the potential to generate enormous economic, health and environmental benefits. The State Government supports the development and commercialisation of biotechnology research as part of its drive Read more..

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 Births Deaths and Marriages Births Deaths and Marriages
The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is part of the Victorian Department of Justice. The Registry has a variety of online products and services that commemorate significant life events of all Victorians. -:- Apply for a current Victorian certificate -:- Sear Read more..

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 Border Watch Border Watch
Border Watch is the Department's programme that receives information about suspicious activities. It relies on the knowledge of industry and the community. Border Watch members know their local environments. Members range from large, multi-national corporations to community o Read more..

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 British High Commission British High Commission
In Australia, the British High Commissioner represents the British Government in its relations with the Australian Government. The British High Commissioner to Australia is the Rt Hon Helen Liddell. Her CV and a downloadable photo are available online. The tasks of the Hig Read more..

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 Bureau of Meteorology Bureau of Meteorology
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Throug Read more..

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 Business Name Application Business Name Application
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) now manages the new national business names register. The new national business names registration service replaces the previous state and territory services, so that businesses only need to register their name with a Read more..

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 Child Support Agency Child Support Agency
The Child Support Agency (CSA) is part of the Australian government’s Department of Human Services. CSA’s role is to support separated parents to transfer payments for the benefit of their children. CSA assists more than 1.5 million parents and collects payments for over Read more..

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 City of Melbourne City of Melbourne
Melbourne City Council is the local government body responsible for the municipality of Melbourne. Our elected Council consists of a lord mayor, deputy lord mayor and nine councillors. The administration is made up of a chief executive officer, executive leadership team and a Read more..

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 Consulates & Embassies Consulates & Embassies
A list of Consulates and Embassies in Melbourne. There are many others based in cities around Australia that are not included here. For visa information, contact individual consulates. Interpreting service: Free service 13 14 50 Foreign Affairs Department: Passport informat Read more..

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 Consumer Affairs Victoria Consumer Affairs Victoria
Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) protects and promotes the interests of consumers. We also license or register and regulate credit providers, estate agents, introduction agents, motor car traders, prostitution service providers, travel agents, second-hand dealers, pawnbrokers, Read more..

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 Courts & Legal of Victoria Australia Courts & Legal of Victoria Australia
The following list of courts and legal links in Melbourne and Victoria have been compiled as a source of further information. Read more..

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 Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development brings together a range of services for young people from before birth to the beginning of adulthood. The Department has four main responsibilities: -:- provide policy advice to our Ministers about education, early Read more..

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 Department of Human Services Department of Human Services
Department of Human Services The Department of Human Services is committed to ensuring that all Victorians have access to quality services that protect and enhance the community's physical, mental and social well-being. Our areas of responsibility include: Adoption Ho Read more..

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 Department of Immigration and Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs Department of Immigration and Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs
Migration to Australia Migrating to Australia (as a migrant or refugee) means travelling to Australia with a visa that gives you the right to live permanently in Australia. There are two programs designed to help people wanting to come to Australia permanently. One is the Mig Read more..

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 Department of Transport Department of Transport
The Department of Transport aims to build a safer, fairer and greener transport system for all Victorians to create a more prosperous and connected community. Read more..

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 Enterprise Melbourne Enterprise Melbourne
Chaired by Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, and comprising business leaders from across key sectors of the city economy including hospitality, manufacturing, finance and biotechnology, the Enterprise Melbourne Board will provide high-level guidance to Enterprise Melbourne. The Enterp Read more..

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 Gippsland Ports Gippsland Ports
Gippsland Ports manages navigation aids, public jetties, berth and mooring facilities, boat lifting and vessel servicing facilities and dredging operations. Gippsland Ports is a committee of management with responsibilities delegated from the Victorian Government’s Department Read more..

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 Greens Greens
In 2010 Adam Bandt in the seat of Melbourne claimed the GREENS first ever seat in the house of representatives. Adam declared his historic win had returned compassion for asylum seekers and concern for the environment to the national agenda. ABOUT ADAM BANDT I live and wo Read more..

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 Heritage Victoria Heritage Victoria
Heritage Victoria identifies, protects and interprets Victoria's most significant cultural heritage resources. It advises private owners, local and State government, industry and the general community on heritage matters. Heritage Victoria's aim is to make heritage identifica Read more..

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 IP Australia IP Australia
IP Australia is the Federal Government Agency that grants rights in patents, trade marks and designs. Our mission is to ensure that Australians benefit from the effective use of intellectual property (IP), particularly through increased innovation, investment and trade. IP Read more..

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 Major Projects Victoria Major Projects Victoria
Major Projects Victoria's (MPV) mission is to deliver projects that achieve exceptional economic, social and environmental outcomes for the Victorian community. During the last two decades MPV has delivered complex, large-scale and unique projects for Government - projects tha Read more..

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 Military  Military

 Municipal Councils | Melbourne  Municipal Councils | Melbourne

 National Missing Persons Unit National Missing Persons Unit
Every year approximately 30,000 people are reported missing in Australia – that’s one every 18 minutes. While over 95% are located within a month, the impact on families, friends and the missing persons themselves can be devastating. It is important to remember that people go Read more..

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 National Welfare Rights Network National Welfare Rights Network
The NWRN is a network of services throughout Australia that provides free and independent information, advice and representation to individuals about Social Security law and its administration through Centrelink. Read more..

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 Office of Knowledge Capital Office of Knowledge Capital
The Office of Knowledge Capital aims to develop and promote Melbourne as Australia’s Knowledge Capital. Strategic objectives Develop and promote Melbourne locally, nationally and globally to achieve recognition as “Australia’s Knowledge Capital” and a “Global University City” Read more..

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 Parliament House Parliament House
Parliament House has been the seat of the Parliament of Victoria since 1855, except for the years 1901 to 1928 (Parliament of Australia). It is the largest 19th century public building in Australia and one of the finest examples of the civic architecture of the British Empire Read more..

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 Premier of Victoria  Premier of Victoria
The Premier of Victoria web site details his mission, achievements, ministers and policies. During the current term of office, Ted Baillieu was sworn in as the 46th Premier of Victoria on 2 December 2010 and resigned on the 6th March 2013. The Hon Dr Denis Napthine has been Read more..

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 Prime Minister | Victorian Prime Minister | Victorian
There have been 11 Victorian Prime Ministers including the longest serving (Robert Menzies*) and the first female (Julia Gillard). Ten of Australia's prime ministers were born in Victoria. Melbourne Grammar School produced the most prime ministers (Deakin, Bruce and Fraser) Read more..

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 Prisons in Victoria Prisons in Victoria
The Victorian adult corrections system includes more than 50 community correctional facilities and 13 prisons and one transition centre across the state, each catering to the specific needs and requirements of its prisoners. There are 13 prisons and one transition centre acros Read more..

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 Public Record Office Victoria Public Record Office Victoria
Victorian Archives Centre | Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold records from the European settlement of Port Phillip district in the mid-1830s to today. PROV manages these records for use by both the government and people Read more..

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 Register of Lobbyists Register of Lobbyists
A register for lobbyists who make representations to Government is now up and running, as part of a range of reforms to further strengthen transparency and accountability in Victoria. Lobbyists on the register must agree to comply with the requirements of the Victorian Governm Read more..

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 Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Information from the Victorian birth registers is provided by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages as certificates. Keeping registers for recording in perpetuity the births, deaths, marriages and adoptions of people in Victoria. Providing a legal basis for people who Read more..

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 Science Technology Innovation Science Technology Innovation
The Government’s commitment to Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is a whole of Government and whole of State initiative. STI policy and programs are designed to address Victoria's development needs and priorities. Read more..

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 Seniors Online Seniors Online
An online community filled with useful information for older people in Victoria. Seniors Online is a website developed by the Victorian Government. It aims to be the first port-of-call for Victorian seniors looking for information online. Content on Seniors Online includes: Read more..

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 Supreme Court of Victoria Supreme Court of Victoria
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior Court in the State divided into two divisions - the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division. Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal was established under the Constitution (Court of Appeal) Act 1994 and proclaimed to commence on 7 June Read more..

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 Tribunals of Victoria Tribunals of Victoria
The following administrative and legal tribunals relate to the State of Victoria.. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. VCAT - The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. The Migration Review Tribunal. The Refugee Review Tribunal. The National Native Title Tri Read more..

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 Victoria Online Victoria Online
Victoria Online is the fastest way to find local, state and federal government information and services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Victoria Online is a specialised website that helps you find the information and services that exist on other government websites and can th Read more..

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 Victorian Archives Centre | See Public Record Office Victoria #26380 Victorian Archives Centre | See Public Record Office Victoria #26380
See Public Record Office Victoria Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. Held at Victorian Archives Centre in North Melbourne, it holds records from the European settlement of Port Phillip district in the mid-1830s to today. S Read more..

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 Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission  Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission
The Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) is the Victorian Government’s foremost body advising on business regulation reform and identifying opportunities for improving Victoria’s competitive position. The Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission was e Read more..

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 Victorian Electoral Commission Victorian Electoral Commission
The Victorian Electoral Commission is an independent statutory authority established under Victoria's Electoral Act 2002. We conduct Victorian State elections, local council elections, certain statutory elections and commercial and community elections. We also conduct boundar Read more..

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 Victorian Litter Action Alliance Victorian Litter Action Alliance
The Victorian Litter Action Alliance is the peak body for litter management and prevention in Victoria and aims to provide a coordinated approach to preventing litter in Victoria across state and local government, industry and community sectors. Cigarette butts are the most l Read more..

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 Victorian Names Register Victorian Names Register
The Victorian Names Register, administered by Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), lists all business names, associations, cooperatives and limited partnerships registered in Victoria. You can search the Register for free. Read more..

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 Victorian State Government Victorian State Government
Victoria Online is the fastest way to find local, state and federal government information and services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Victoria Online is a 'portal' - a specialised website that helps you find the information and services that exist on other government websites Read more..

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 Working Victoria Working Victoria
The Victorian Government is taking strong action to secure jobs and support Victorians during the Global Financial Crisis. In 2009-10, the Victorian Government is delivering a record infrastructure program, with $8 billion being invested in major capital works projects, includin Read more..

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