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Major Construction Begins On The Monash

Construction on stage two of the $1.4 billion Monash Freeway upgrade has begun, with the centre median of the corridor to be transformed into a work site. The project will keep traffic moving on the vital corridor and create 1000 local jobs during construction across the whole project.

New Drug Discovery Centre To Fast-Track Medicines

The Commonwealth and Victorian Governments are working together to establish a new National Drug Discovery Centre aimed at turning ground-breaking scientific discoveries into new medicines faster

New Rail Qualification For High School Students

In an Australian first, high school students with an interest in rail and construction have just begun a two-year pilot program to get them ready for a career in the rail industry

Have Your Say On Preston’s Open Spaces

Preston locals can apply to join a community panel to have their say on the design of new open space created by the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of four level crossings along the Mernda line.

Record Investment Delivers Hundreds Of Additional Police

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering 788 new frontline police officers over the next year, boosting general duties and specialist roles across the state and providing an agile and responsive police force for all Victorians

Helping Hundreds Of Victorians To Buy Their First Home

The Andrews Labor Government is providing a vital helping hand to first home buyers struggling to enter the property market, with more than 250 properties purchased since the launch of the HomesVic shared equity scheme

New Campaign To Improve Safety Of Young Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is warning employers to protect young workers and making sure young Victorians are aware of their rights through a powerful new campaign launched today

Taking Dangerous Drivers Off The Road

High-speed hoons and dangerous drivers will be immediately taken from the roads as part of tough new laws which passed Parliament last night.

Young Farmers Shaping The Future Of Agriculture

Young farmers are again being invited to help shape the future of Victoria’s vibrant agriculture sector, with applications now open to join the Young Farmers Advisory Council. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes encouraged young people from all agricultural industries to apply. The council is seeking..

Keeping Traffic Moving Across Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government will crack down on private companies blocking inner-city roads and causing traffic congestion with a new scheme to keep traffic moving along key arterial roads.

Students Think Creatively Alongside Top Industry Talent

Hundreds of students from 14 schools across Victoria will work side-by-side with leading creative professionals this year, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Creative Learning Partnerships program.