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Improving Access To Justice For Class Actions

The Andrews Labor Government is improving access to justice and making it easier to bring class actions for silicosis, wage theft and other forms of wrongdoing – under new legislation before the Parliament.

Taking Dangerous Drivers Off The Road

High-speed hoons and dangerous drivers will be immediately taken from the roads as part of tough new reforms introduced by the Andrews Labor Government.

More Mental Health Support In Primary Schools

Primary school students facing mental health challenges will get the support they need, under a new $1.2 million early intervention and prevention pilot program being launched by the Andrews Labor Government.

Big Rig Brings Rock-Solid Promise Of Low-Emissions Future

A 150-metre tall drilling rig has arrived in Port Phillip Bay before heading along the coast to spend the summer in Gippsland, testing rocks that could store carbon dioxide and reduce Victoria’s emissions.

$520M Growth Fund To Call Melbourne Home

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed news that the Australian Business Growth Fund will be based in Melbourne, cementing its spot as the home of capital funding.

Workplace Manslaughter Enshrined In Law

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on an election commitment and making workplace manslaughter a criminal offence, under tough new laws passed by the Parliament, because no person deserves to die at work.

Supporting Victoria’s Indian Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s Indian communities build and improve community facilities to ensure they have safe and welcoming places to meet.

E-Cigarette Liquids Are Deadly For Kids

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with e-liquids after alarming information revealed the product is becoming more deadly.

New Deal For Melbourne Food And Wine Festival In 2020

The Andrews Labor Government has backed the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to continue to grow and showcase Victoria’s wares to the world, announcing a new four-year funding deal for the renowned event.

More Hands-On Training To Combat Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $6 million to improve the hands-on training for university students about to begin a career keeping women and children safe from family violence.

App Maps Give Victorian Hunters More

It’s now easier for Victorian hunters to find out where they can legally hunt across the state with the release of the Andrews Labor Government’s new electronic hunting maps