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Swimming Pool And Spa Certification Extension

Victorians now have more time to get their pool and spa safety barriers inspected and certified as compliant, with the Victorian Government acknowledging the challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Helping Victorians Who Find It The Hardest To Get Vaccinated

Whether it’s arranging transport to a vaccination hub, help booking an appointment, child minding or promoting up-to-date public health information through trusted community leaders – the Victorian Government is boosting targeted support to ensure no Victorian is left behind as we move towards our vaccination targets.

Jobs Victoria Wage Subsidies Deliver Jobs

Scores of Victorians each week are finding permanent work with the help of a Victorian Government program that pays part of the worker’s wage – providing a major boost to small businesses gearing up as the economy re-opens.

Taking It Outdoors: Supporting A Safer Way To Open

The Victorian Government will help businesses and the community breathe new life into local neighborhoods as vaccination progressively delivers greater freedoms across the state from Friday.

Safe And Sensible Isolation Changes As We Hit 70 Per Cent

With Victoria soon to hit its 70 per cent double dose vaccination target and first dose vaccination figures soon to hit 90 per cent, safe and sensible changes can now be made to how close contacts are managed.

Supporting Senior Multicultural Victorians

The Victorian Government is continuing to support seniors from multicultural backgrounds to stay connected to culture and community through grants to help community groups keep activities running.

A Strong Base To Build Victoria’s Economic Recovery

The Victorian Government’s work to bolster the economy, support workers and protect businesses against the devastating effects of the coronavirus has put Victoria in a strong position to rebuild as the state reopens.

Massive Boost For Local Sport Infrastructure

The Victorian Government is helping communities build and transform sports facilities, including female friendly change rooms, to encourage more participation and healthier lifestyles across the state.

Tailored Mental Health Support For Schools And Students

Schools will be able to pick the mental health tools that best match the needs of their students, with the Victorian Government’s Schools Mental Health Fund providing a suite of options to give students tailored support.

Building The Engine Room Of Our New Mental Health System

The Victorian Government has today introduced legislation which will lay the foundations to build a new mental health facility following a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

Open Access For All Victorians Above 12 For mNRA Vaccines

With Commonwealth vaccine supply now assured and young Victorians setting an incredible pace getting vaccinated, mRNA vaccines Pfizer and Moderna will be available to people of any age through state-run vaccination centres, not just those under 60.

Mental Health Advisory Bodies Giving Communities A Voice

The Victorian Government is continuing its work to build a reformed mental health and wellbeing system centred around community – giving Victorians access to the support they need, when they need it, close to home.