While in Marysville recently, the Premier John Brumby took time out from his busy schedule to speak exclusively with Tania from dotheyarravalley.com.au. Tania asked him about the importance of Yarra Valley tourism in the Bushfire Recovery process. Watch the interview below:
In the interview Mr Brumby talks about the Victoria Bushfire Business Investment Fund, a $10 million fund established to encourage private sector investment and job creation in areas affected by the February 2009 Victorian bushfires. According to the government website, "The Fund aims to restore and improve the business capacity of these areas and enhance economic development to ensure their sustainable future."
We also spoke to Christine Nixon, Chair of The Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority, about how she felt the recovery process was progressing. Watch the interview below:For more information about Bushfire Recovery help, visit wewillrebuild.com.au