Celebrating Victorians Who Protect Vulnerable Children

A champion of evidence-based family supports who has overseen system-wide reform during an outstanding 35-year career and an anti-family violence program for dads are among this year’s Victorian Protecting Children Awards winners.

More Pandemic Support For Those Who Need It Most

The Victorian Government is ensuring all Victorians can continue to access the critical help they need to stay safe and well with more than $27 million for food and financial relief for our most vulnerable, a boost to family violence services, and more support for our culturally diverse communities.

Strengthening Anti-Hate Protections In Victoria

Victoria will become the first state or territory in Australia to make the public display of Nazi symbols illegal – in a landmark reform to help stamp out hateful behaviour and boost human rights protections.

Statewide Infrastructure Boost For Three-Year-Old Kinder

The Victorian Government is creating thousands of extra kinder places with a huge statewide boost to early education infrastructure ─ making sure young children across the state can access and enjoy Three-Year-Old Kinder.

Slowing The Spread And Keeping Our State Safe

Over the past 72 hours, the advice from our public health team has been that we still had a promising chance to bring this under control and to bring cases down. We were charting our way out of this outbreak with easing at thresholds of lower cases.

Have Your Say On Victoria’s New Mental Health System

Victorians are being invited to have their say about the local mental health services they want to see as the Andrews Labor Government delivers a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

Ditching The Double Drop-Off With Kinders On School Sites

The Victorian Government is making kinder education more accessible for children and their families, investing in more kindergartens on school sites and helping parents ditch the dreaded “double drop-off.”

Welcoming Victoria’s New Multicultural Commissioners

Eight new appointees will join the Victorian Multicultural Commission – strengthening the Commission’s work advocating for our state’s multicultural communities through their diverse skills and lived experiences.