Too Many Locals Losing Their Lives On Regional Roads

The majority of the 146 deaths on regional Victorian roads last year were people driving in their local area, according to the latest road trauma data, with a renewed effort to turn this around.

Dedicated Fund To Support Victorian Bushfire Survivors

Following a generous outpouring of support from across the state, the Victorian Government has today launched a new fund dedicated to helping Victorians impacted by the recent and devastating bushfires.

Victorian Government Declares A State Of Disaster

Premier Daniel Andrews has declared a State of Disaster for six Local Government Areas and the Alpine Resorts, after considering advice from the Minister for Police and Emergency Services and the Emergency Management Commissioner.

Summer Transport Construction Blitz Begins

Victoria’s Big Build will ramp up again this summer with significant work starting today on the Metro Tunnel at South Yarra, major road projects in Melbourne’s west and tram stop upgrades along Nicholson Street.

More Water For Farmers In The Broken System

The Andrews Labor Government is making temporary changes to rules in the Broken River system to provide more water for the critical stock and domestic needs over the next six months

Delivering For Our Police, PSOs And The Community

The Andrews Labor Government has reached a landmark agreement that rewards police officers and Protective Services Officers (PSOs) for their work while delivering value for money for taxpayers

Local Clubs, Players Win In Cricket Funding Boost

Local clubs and councils will be able to develop and upgrade cricket facilities in metropolitan and regional areas to cater for growing demand thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government

Preparing For Extreme Heat And Keeping Safe

Victorians are being urged to never leave kids in hot cars and to prepare for dangerous heatwaves this summer as new data reveals there have already been 256 callouts to locked cars since the start of November

Silica Workplace Exposure Standard Halved

The Andrews Labor Government is urging employers to do everything they can to protect workers from deadly silica dust with the introduction of a new national exposure standard

New December Round Offers For Victorian VCE Students

For the first time Victorian VCE students will receive a university or TAFE offer today to help provide them with answers around their future studies before the Christmas and New Year period