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Protecting Victoria’s Animals From Cruelty

The Andrews Labor Government is introducing new rules to protect the welfare of Victorian animals, with the updated Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (POCTA) Regulations now in effect

Victoria Secures Action To Fix Basin Plan

Victoria has led the way in securing greater protections for irrigators and the environment at the Ministerial Council in Brisbane, with agreement to finally face water delivery risks in the Murray Darling Basin head on

Making Schools More Inclusive For All Students

Schools across Victoria will share in funding to build all-access play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas to support students with disabilities and additional needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government

Stillbirth Rate Falls To Record Low

A major effort led by Victorian experts and backed by the Andrews Labor Government has seen the stillbirth rate drop to its lowest in two decades.

New Reservoir Station Open And 31 Level Crossings Gone

The Andrews Labor Government has now removed 31 dangerous and congested level crossings, with trains now running on the new rail bridge over High Street in Reservoir and stopping at the brand-new station

West Gate Bridge Set For Post-Christmas Revamp

The Andrews Labor Government will get on with important maintenance work on Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge to strengthen the road for the hundreds of thousands of motorists who rely on it every day

National Leadership Needed At Building Ministers Forum

Victoria is calling on the Commonwealth to ban combustible cladding and restore confidence in the building industry to avoid a national insurance crisis ahead of today’s Building Ministers’ forum in Canberra

Tough Choices To Keep Victoria’s Economy Strong

The 2019-20 Budget Update released today shows Victoria’s economy is strong and the budget remains in surplus, as the state faces weakening national economic conditions and falling consumer confidence.