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New Jobs Hub For Family Violence Workforce

The Victorian Government has launched a new jobs hub dedicated to the family violence workforce – to help link people wanting to work in the industry with employers that need staff to help protect women and children.

More Time To Design A Better Mental Health System For Victoria

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has been granted a three-month extension on the delivery of its final report due to the impacts of coronavirus, ensuring the Commission has the time it needs to engage with Victorians.

Free TAFE Supporting Coronavirus Response And Recovery

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure the TAFE and training sector continues to provide the skills the state needs to respond to the coronavirus crisis and prepare for recovery.

More Time To Get Your Pool Registered

The Victorian Government is extending the deadline for the mandatory registration of private pools and spas due to the impacts of coronavirus.

Building Recovery Taskforce Continues Fast Tracking

The Victorian Government has fast tracked more than $1.2 billion worth of building and development projects as part of its ongoing work to kickstart Victoria’s economy and create thousands of jobs.

Victoria’s Unclaimed Millions

A windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars is waiting to be claimed by Victorians in long-lost wages, rental bonds and share dividends.

Clubs, Community Win Big With Local Sports Support

Community sporting clubs and associations can now make their pitch for a share of more than $100 million in Victorian Government grants dedicated to supporting grassroots players and volunteers.

Certainty For Students With Exams To Start In November

Victorian Certificate of Education examinations will start in early November and results will be available by the end of the year, giving certainty to thousands of students whose studies have been interrupted by coronavirus.

Working With Regional Communities To Shape The Future

The Andrews Labor Government will use a series of roundtables hosted by the state’s Regional Partnerships to help understand the local impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and pave the way for recovery.

Providing The Skills For Businesses To Emerge Stronger

The Victorian Government is giving businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic free access to top online short courses and training events so they can plan for a stronger future and take advantage of new opportunities.

Free Cleaning Grants For Kinders

The Victorian Government is supporting kindergarten services during the coronavirus pandemic with new funding grants available to help with cleaning and hygiene costs in Term 2.

A Buzz - Backing Victorian Apiarists On World Bee Day

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back the state’s $17.5 million apiary industry by ensuring that Victoria’s beekeepers have the tools they need to tackle any biosecurity threats and protect our vital horticulture sector.

Expanding Suicide Prevention Through Hey Grants

The Andrews Labor Government has extended funding for vital projects aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer young people.