Victoria’s health system is getting a massive $437 million boost from the Andrews Labor Government to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, on top of the $100 million elective surgery blitz announced on Sunday.
Victorian children and young people are preparing to take on the challenge to read more books as the Premiers’ Reading Challenge gets underway.
A new website has been launched to help teachers keep students learning in the event a school is closed because of COVID-19.
Indoor public gatherings of more than 100 people will be banned under changes made to the State of Emergency by the Victorian Government and restrictions will be placed on aged care facilities in Victoria, following agreement by the National Cabinet.
The Andrews Labor Government will establish a landmark Stolen Generations Redress Scheme to address the trauma and suffering caused by the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families.
Almost $6 million will be provided to Victorian homelessness organisations to help protect Victorians at risk of or experiencing homelessness because of the COVID-19 virus and manage any outbreaks.
The Andrews Labor Government is expanding Victoria’s Drug Court program to improve community safety and reduce the rate of offending.
The Andrews Labor Government has delivered the most significant reforms to the local government sector in more than 30 years, ensuring councils can best serve the communities they represent.
Employers who deliberately underpay or don’t pay their workers will face up to 10 years jail under new laws introduced into parliament today by the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is standing with fire-affected communities across Victoria, with a funding boost for frontline Neighbourhood Houses.
The Andrews Labor Government is backing the science to create jobs and bolster energy supply with new legislation to lift the moratorium on onshore gas exploration and production, and ban fracking for good.
The Andrews Labor Government will today introduce a Bill to dismiss Whittlesea City Council following a report from municipal monitor Yehudi Blacher that found serious governance failures at the council.
Football clubs across Victoria that want to work with their local communities to educate the importance of road safety will be able to apply for their share of the $1.3 million Toward Zero Club grants program.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to continue attracting the biggest and best companies from right around the world to start up business in Victoria and create local jobs.
A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria to combat COVID-19 and help to provide the Chief Health Officer with the powers he needs to enforce 14-day isolation requirements for all travellers entering Australia and cancel mass gatherings of more than 500 people, as agreed by National Cabinet yesterday.
New hospital beds will be opened to manage COVID-19 patients, and more than 7,000 Victorians will be fast-tracked for elective surgery in the next few weeks, in the next step of Victoria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging more students to cycle to school safely with Ride2School Day reaching more than 100 additional schools across the state.
Despite global economic headwinds, the impacts of COVID-19 and bushfires, and a softening national economy, Victoria continues to lead the nation when it comes to jobs growth and infrastructure investment.