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Creating Hundreds Of Jobs Working For Victoria

The Victorian Government is creating more jobs to keep our waterways clean and support fire affected regional communities during the coronavirus pandemic as part of the Working for Victoria initiative.

More Business Support Funds Flowing

Funds are flowing through to businesses in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria as we continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic, with grants of $5,000 for 24,000 eligible businesses – totalling $120 million – out the door.

Boosting Agriculture Supply Chains And Local Jobs

Farmers and producers across Victoria will get better access to markets and communities thanks to funding from the Victorian Government to improve the vital network of local roads and infrastructure.

Securing The Future Of Regenerative Medicine In Victoria

The Victorian Government is growing the state’s world-leading medical research sector, securing the retention of the national headquarters of the Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) Australia.

Young Filmmakers To Cast Spotlight On Road Safety

Aspiring young filmmakers have the chance to bring their ideas to the screen in a short film featuring actor Firass Dirani as part of a Victorian Government and Transport Accident Commission competition to cast a spotlight on road safety.

Stories From Coronavirus Survivors

Victorians are being reminded that coronavirus does not discriminate – and that even those who recover from the virus are left with long-term consequences, both physical and psychological.

Free Kinder For Families Through Coronavirus

All kinder in Victoria will be free for Term 3, and children will be supported to learn from home thanks to a relief package to support early childhood services through the pandemic from the Victorian Government.

Fast-Tracked Mental Health Support For Victorians In Need

Victoria’s mental health system will receive nearly $60 million in an additional boost to get more Victorians support when they need it – now and after the pandemic is over and its effects are still being felt – as we continue to work together to fight this deadly virus.

Supporting Students Through The Pandemic

For Victorian students in their final years of school, as well as their parents, carers, families and teachers – this has been a year like no other.

Environmental Assessment For Western Vic Transmission

The Victorian Government will ensure the potential environmental impacts of the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project will be fully and transparently assessed before the project goes ahead.

Business Activity Directions Come Into Effect

On-site business activity across Melbourne is now limited to permitted industries as part of a comprehensive effort to reduce movement across our city and slow the spread of coronavirus, after the Chief Health Officer’s directions came into effect at 11:59pm Wednesday, August 5. The Stage..

Surgeries On Hold In Regions To Boost Hospital Capacity

Public hospitals in regional Victoria will begin winding back all non-urgent surgery on the eve of restrictions coming into force across the state, as we step up protections against the coronavirus pandemic.

New Technology To Strengthen Pet Register

Victorians looking for a new furry friend for their home can be more confident of where their pet has come from, thanks to new technology improving the Victorian Government’s Pet Exchange Register.