Early works to remove four dangerous and congested level crossings, build two new stations and a two kilometre stretch of elevated rail in Preston will start next year.
The Andrews Labor Government is improving democracy, accountability and service delivery in Victoria’s 79 Councils, with the new Local Government Bill 2019 introduced into parliament today.
Melbourne was yesterday named as Australia’s most innovative city, leapfrogging Sydney to claim 11th place overall in the annual 2thinknow Innovation Cities Global Index.
The Andrews Labor Government will help communities provide more opportunities for people to participate in sport and active recreation through a new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund
The biggest reform of early childhood education is ever closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading kinders and supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder.
A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season.
The Andrews Labor Government is urging retail sector employers to look after their workers during the busy Christmas period.
The Andrews Labor Government has today acted to ensure a long-term and sustainable future for Victoria’s forestry industry – and for the Victorian workers who rely on it.
Victorians can now have their say on retirement village laws as part of a review of the Retirement Villages Act 1986.
Agriculture ministers from around Australia came together in Melbourne today to endorse a national program, led by Victoria, that will see governments work together to help farmers meet the challenges of climate change.
Veterans will be able to travel for free across Victoria’s entire public transport network to celebrate Veterans’ Health Week thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is increasing lighting along Main Drive in Bundoora to improve safety and help prevent crime.
Victorian drivers are urged to ensure their address details are up to date ahead of new legislative changes designed to keep dangerous drivers off our roads.
The Andrews Labor Government is launching a new strategy to encourage more women to consider a career in construction.
The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging animal shelters, foster carers, not-for-profit organisations and community vet clinics to apply for grants that will improve the welfare of animals across Victoria.
Victorians are being urged to be cautious of fake tradies ahead of summer following a 200 per cent increase in the total amount of money lost by victims. Almost $3 million was lost by Victorians last year, up from $1 million the previous year. Margaret Connell is just one of the hundreds of Victorians who lost money when she was scammed out of more than $10,000 after she engaged the services of individuals she believed to be reputable tradies.
More than half a million jobs have been created under the Andrews Labor Government. The latest ABS data shows 503,300 Victorians have found work across the state since the Government was first elected in November 2014.
Victoria’s international education sector has won big yet again after the University of Melbourne was named Victorian Exporter of the Year at the 40th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs).