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Victoria’s Latest Fire Services Response Times Released

Victoria’s fire services have today released the latest quarterly response times, revealing a continued strong performance as they worked together to keep the community safe during an incredibly challenging quarter.

$14 Million Boost For Volunteer Emergency Services

Victoria’s hardworking volunteer emergency services have received another annual boost following the announcement of the 2020-21 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants.

Helping People With Down Syndrome To Get Work Ready

Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford has congratulated the first participants of Impact21’s job-training program at a Federation Square graduation ceremony on World Down Syndrome Day.

Experts To Power Our Economy And The Jobs Of The Future

Work is underway to help Victoria’s greatest minds make discoveries and breakthroughs that change lives, save lives and drive the future of Victoria’s economy, with the appointment of a new independent expert board.

Ensuring Drivers Pay Their Fair Share To Use Our Roads

The Andrews Labor Government is introducing legislation into Parliament for a new charging framework to ensure all motorists pay their fair share for the record investments in the Victorian road network.

Focusing On Workplace Safety And Preventing Fatalities

The Andrews Labor Government is reminding employers of the serious consequences for failing to meet health and safety obligations, following the tragic deaths of 65 people due to work related injury or disease in Victorian workplaces last year.

Jobs Victoria: Helping More Victorians Get Back To Work

Jobs Victoria Advocates will work on the ground in libraries, community halls and shopping centres to help people who have lost their jobs due to the effects of the pandemic and the long-term unemployed, with access to employment services, training opportunities and other support.