The Victorian Government is making schools safer for students and staff and reducing the disruption caused by coronavirus outbreaks, with the roll-out of free, at-home rapid antigen tests for schools.
Rental providers are now eligible for a rebate to upgrade inefficient heating and cooling systems to make homes more comfortable, drive down power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Andrews Labor Government is pleased to announce the Environment Protection Authority has appointed its first Chief Investigator.
Victorian TAFE and adult education providers will begin welcoming back tens of thousands of students to onsite learning today, after the state hit its 80 per cent double dose target.
Victoria’s emissions are continuing to fall with an emissions report clearly demonstrating the state’s transition to a net zero emissions economy by 2050 is on track.
The Andrews Labor Government is extending the transition out of emergency hotel accommodation for Victorians who have experienced homelessness during lockdowns and ensuring more families move into the security of a home.
The Victorian Government has introduced new measures to strengthen the state’s waste and recycling sector to deliver new services such as the container deposit scheme and four bin recycling system.
The Victorian Government is reducing the risk of bushfires and fostering energy resilience in regional communities with nation-leading powerline and microgrid initiatives.
A new long-distance walking, cycling and water-based adventure trail along the Murray River is one step closer today with tenders opening for planning and designing the Murray River Adventure Trail.
The Victorian Government is encouraging TAFEs and training organisations to apply for a new grant program to help them collaborate with industry on projects that will propel the state’s clean economy.
A new centre backed by the Victorian Government is leading the nation’s fight against brain cancer and bringing fresh hope to brain cancer patients and their families.
The Andrews Labor Government is forging ahead with a raft of reforms to strengthen the justice system following the recommendations of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.
The Victorian Government is helping to turn food and garden organic waste collected through kerbside recycling into high quality organic material that will help secure the future of Victorian agriculture and create a more sustainable economy.
Children arriving in Victoria with low levels of English will be supported to learn the language and integrate into mainstream schools, with the Victorian Government supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers and multicultural education aides to help new arrivals feel at home.