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Keeping Vulnerable Communities Safe From COVID-19

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting frontline council staff across Victoria to keep vulnerable communities safe during the pandemic with a rollout of additional Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

Targeted Support For At-Risk South Sudanese Youth

Young South Sudanese Victorians at risk of coming into contact with the justice system will be supported and empowered through a tailored working group made up of community leaders and stakeholders.

Standing With The Jewish Community Against Antisemitism

The Andrews Labor Government will continue to protect the fundamental right of Jewish people to live, work and worship free from prejudice or hate by adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.

Homebuyer Fund Helps More Victorians Live Their Dream

New figures reveal that one of the Andrews Labor Government’s key initiatives to help families and individuals achieve their home ownership dream is enabling dozens of Victorians every week to move into their new home.

Every Pet Counts: Delivering The First Pet Census

With more Victorians welcoming a pet into their family than ever, the Andrews Labor Government is backing the state’s first ever Pet Census to ensure pet owners have the support and services they need.

Aboriginal Victorians To Lead Mental Health Reforms

A new mental health hub will give Aboriginal groups leadership to redesign how care is delivered to their communities across the state, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform agenda, transforming the way the mental health of Victorians is supported.

Increasing The Auslan Teaching Workforce In Victoria

The diploma course will be delivered by Melbourne Polytechnic and provides a foundation to students to become an Auslan interpreter, while the advanced diploma will be delivered by RMIT and is the recognised qualification to become a certified Auslan interpreter.