Keeping Our Promises: 50 Level Crossings Gone For Good

More than fifty of Melbourne’s most dangerous and congested level crossings are officially gone for good, marking a golden milestone for the Andrews Labor Government’s city-changing Level Crossing Removal Project – delivered 12 months ahead of schedule.

No Quarantine For Fully-Vaccinated International Students

The Victorian Government has confirmed that international students arriving in Melbourne under the Government’s Student Arrivals Plan do not have to quarantine, provided they can demonstrate to the Commonwealth they meet vaccination conditions.

Call To Keep Regions Connected When They Need It Most

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on the Commonwealth to help make it easier for people in regional and rural areas to connect to vital telecommunications, especially during emergencies.

Major Tram Upgrade Program Passes Halfway Mark

A program of works to improve reliability and passenger experience on Melbourne’s iconic tram fleet has passed the halfway mark, boosting employment and injecting money into the local manufacturing economy.

Kicking In More Grants To Help Clubs Return To Play

Grassroots sports clubs and organisations across Victoria can now apply for grants for new uniforms and to support volunteer and coach training, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

More Mental Health Support For Young Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government will more than double the capacity of Victoria’s Youth Prevention and Recovery Care (YPARC) network, giving more young Victorians access to the mental health services they need closer to home.

Inclusive Education Opportunity For Teachers

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian teachers the opportunity to strengthen their skills and knowledge in inclusive education to continue supporting students of all abilities.

Extra Mental Health Support For New Parents

New parents will soon have better access to the vital mental health support they need, with an investment from the Andrews Labor Government to expand and reform community perinatal mental health teams across the state.

Free Rapid Antigen Tests For Early Childhood Services

The Victorian Government is bringing kindergartens and long daycare centres in line with school settings, providing free rapid antigen test kits to help manage coronavirus outbreaks and limit disruption to children’s learning.

More Elective Surgery To Resume

More elective surgery will resume in Melbourne and Geelong from Monday, with current COVID hospitalisation numbers allowing for a safe and modest restart of non-urgent elective surgery in the private sector.

More Cutting-Edge Equipment For Victorian Tech Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria’s Tech Schools more high-tech than ever, with funding for equipment like robots, benchtop milling machines and spectrometers to help them deliver innovative science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) programs.