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.
The Victorian Government is investing in a world-first medical device that will help more critically ill newborns get access to potentially lifesaving care.
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.
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.
The Victorian Government is helping local councils upgrade libraries, improve playgrounds and build better community facilities for growing communities.
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.
Residents in Melbourne’s outer north will soon have greater access to the health services they need, closer to home, with a preferred site identified for the new City of Whittlesea Community Hospital.
The Victorian Government will develop new educational resources to help smaller organisations access the benefits of greater gender diversity.
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.
Drivers in Melbourne’s north will enjoy safer, more reliable journeys and easier access to the Hume Freeway with major works on the O’Herns Road Upgrade now complete.
Communities in Melbourne will have more say on the issues that matter to them with the continuation of the important work of the Metropolitan Partnerships for the next four years.
The Victorian Government has commissioned a wide-ranging review into what influences culture in Victorian councils.
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.”
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.
The Victorian Government is strengthening assistance to vulnerable children and families through a new strategy to support and develop the child protection workforce.
The Victorian Government has locked in further relief for commercial tenants struggling with rent payments, with new regulations finalised as part of the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students in the Education State are excelling – with Victorian kids recording the nation’s highest NAPLAN results and huge improvements on previous years.
The O’Herns Road and Plenty Road upgrades will be completed during the blitz