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A New Tolling Structure To Get On With North East Link

In a Victorian first, a State-owned company will be set-up to collect tolls for the long-awaited North East Link with toll revenue going towards the cost of building and maintaining the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network

New Wage Deal For Victoria’s World-Class Paramedics

The Andrews Labor Government has reached an in-principle agreement with the Victorian Ambulance Union and United Workers Union to deliver a fair wage deal for our hardworking, dedicated and skilled paramedics.

Grants Now Open For Education Week Activities

Not-for-profits across Victoria are invited to apply for grants to host science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) themed activities as part of the 76th annual Education Week.

Protecting Emergency Workers From Harm

It will be even harder for people who assault emergency workers to use “special reasons” to avoid a jail term under new laws introduced into Parliament by the Andrews Labor Government.

Groundbreaking Work To Store Carbon And Create Jobs

A groundbreaking way to help store carbon dioxide (CO2) is a step closer to reality with rock samples from beneath the seabed off Gippsland’s Ninety Mile Beach indicating the geology is suitable for the technology.

Victorian Guardianship Reforms Now Law

New legislation will commence from today to better protect the rights of adults with a disability to make and participate in decisions that affect their lives.

Future Is Bright: Katy Perry Backs Fire Recovery With Show

Thousands of Victorians from bushfire-affected parts of the state and emergency service workers will get the chance to hear international superstar Katy Perry roar as part of a free concert to be held in Bright next week.

Doors Open For Pets In Rental Properties

Victorians will no longer be forced to choose between the pet they love and a place to live, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s historic new laws coming into effect today.

Tackling Aboriginal Housing Challenges Head On

Aboriginal Victorians will be better supported to beat homelessness and maintain secure, long-term housing through the new Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework.

Nurturing Victoria’s Native Food Industry

The Andrews Labor Government will partner with the Federation of Victoria Traditional Owner Corporations to support the development of a native food and botanicals industry in Victoria and support local jobs.