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Have Your Say On Rebuilding Our Creative State

The Victorian Government is calling for community input and fresh perspectives to help strengthen the creative industries as the sector prepares to recover and rebuild on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bushfire Grants To Support Aboriginal Culture And Healing

Aboriginal communities affected by the 2019-20 Victorian Bushfires are sharing in over $4 million to support the recovery of cultural heritage across Country and fund projects that can build community connection and resilience.

Building Better Schools Faster And Driving Economic Recovery

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery.

The Great Value Of Victoria’s 2.3 Million Volunteers

Victoria’s first ever State of Volunteering Report has found that a remarkable 40 per cent of Victorians over the age of 15 are contributing their valuable time and energy to support the community.

New Laws Will See PSOs To Drive Community Safety Boost

Protective Services Officers (PSOs) will be able to be deployed to shopping centres, sporting precincts and other highly populated areas to help prevent crime and support community safety, under new laws passed by the Parliament.

Statement From The Premier

Today, and on the strength of that success, we’ve been able to progress a number of changes.

Jeremi Moule Appointed To Lead Premier And Cabinet

Jeremi Moule has today been appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC), heading up our efforts as we respond to – and recover from – this pandemic.

Free Mentoring Prepares Businesses For Covid Normal

More than 1,300 Victorian small businesses and sole traders have registered to receive free professional mentoring to help them plan and navigate their way through to the other side of the pandemic.

Inaugural Report On Renting In Victoria

With almost 620,000 Victorian households living in rentals, a new report released today gives valuable insight into the market in Victoria – showing who is renting, where they’re renting, and what kinds of issues they’re facing.

Victorian Startups Set To Grow Jobs Of The Future

Victoria’s startup sector has the foundations to support high-value jobs growth in the thousands every year, which will be crucial in the state’s recovery from the effects of coronavirus.