* $704 million to upgrade regional public transport, including $313 million to upgrade the Shepparton line

* $941m for regional roads, with $333m to fix more than 1000 km of road

* $462m to develop and expand the Ballarat Base Hospital

* $181m to build and upgrade 60 regional schools

* $120m to upgrade three TAFE facilities at Bendigo, Morewell and Sale

* $115m to expand the Wonthaggi Hospital

* $50m to upgrade rural and regional health infrastructure

* $32m to construct about 1600km of stock and domestic pipeline, providing water supply to up to 530,000 ha of land in the Grampians region

* $11m to improve mobile coverage in blackspot areas

* Payroll tax halved for regional Victorian businesses, making it the lowest national rate


‘There’s more to Victorian than Melbourne, and our budget delivers for every corner of our state.’ Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford.