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Open Access For All Victorians Above 12 For mNRA Vaccines

With Commonwealth vaccine supply now assured and young Victorians setting an incredible pace getting vaccinated, mRNA vaccines Pfizer and Moderna will be available to people of any age through state-run vaccination centres, not just those under 60.

Vaccination Boost For People Living With A Disability

As the state moves closer to meeting roadmap vaccination targets, the Victorian Government is investing a further $5 million to boost vaccination rates among people living with a disability, launching ten dedicated disability vaccination ‘pop-ups’ in areas of concern, and expanding Victoria’s successful disability liaison service.

Supporting Our Senior Vocational Education Students

The Victorian Government is making sure every secondary school student whose Vocational Education and Training (VET) studies have been disrupted by the pandemic will receive extra support to complete their certificates.

Empowering Aboriginal Young People

The Victorian Government is supporting Aboriginal young people to achieve their aspirations and life goals through dedicated mentoring programs that support wellbeing, education and employment.

More Than Two Million Rapid Antigen Tests On The Way

The Victorian Government will purchase almost 2.2 million rapid antigen tests for Victoria’s health system, as part of a broader range of testing measures and increased capacity as we progress on our roadmap to reopening.

Getting Our Lost Pets Home Sooner

The Victorian Government is delivering on its election commitment to make sure lost pets get returned home sooner, with legislation to be introduced in Parliament today.

Strengthening Protection For Children And Young People

Victoria’s landmark reform to support all care-leavers up to the age of 21 will be enshrined in law as part of significant amendments to the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 introduced into Parliament today.

Growing Team Helps Victorian Job Seekers Find Work

Victorians looking for a new job or a career change can now access free advice and support from a 600-strong force of advocates, mentors and career counsellors, ensuring no Victorian is left behind in the search for work.

Tutor Program To Continue In Victorian Schools

The Victorian Government will make sure that not one school student is left behind in the wake of the pandemic, with the state’s extraordinarily successful tutor program to continue until the end of 2022.