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Small Business Owners Snap Up Free Mentoring Program

The Andrews Labor Government’s Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring program has allowed businesses to step back from the coalface and gain advice on digital opportunities, preparing and implementing business plans, improving time management, identifying new opportunities and rethinking marketing strategies.

Victoria To Return To COVIDSafe Settings

Victoria will return to its previous COVIDSafe settings from tonight, allowing for more visitors in the home, reduced mask wearing and increasing the number of workers heading back to the office.

Uniforms Influence Girls’ Participation In Sport

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging sporting clubs and schools to consider the findings of a new study that highlights the importance of uniforms in making girls feel comfortable and more likely to participate in sport.

Improving Training In Disability Support

An innovative new $1.5 million training package funded by the Andrews Labor Government will give disability and aged care students real-life skills to prepare them for the workforce.

Continuing Support For Multicultural Communities

The Andrews Labor Government’s CALD Communities Taskforce is continuing to partner with local communities to make sure they get the support they need throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

More Support For Holocaust Education In Our Schools

More Victorian schools will get additional support to help teach students about the Holocaust and stamp out antisemitism, thanks to an expanded partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and Gandel Philanthropy.

Record-Breaking Magic Of Theatre Returns To Melbourne

Melbourne’s ground-breaking production of hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child resumes tonight after an 11-month hiatus, underlining Victoria’s continued recovery and reinvigoration of its cultural and community life.

Recycled Waste Paves The Road

The Andrews Labor Government is giving innovators $4.4 million to create everyday products from reusable waste while getting those ideas out of the lab and into the market with a new round of recycling infrastructure grants.

Support For Businesses Impacted By Circuit Breaker Action

New support has been announced for small businesses, including sole traders, most impacted by the coronavirus circuit-breaker action – with hospitality, tourism, events and creative industries operators to benefit from grants.