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Boost For New Regional Doctors, Nurses And Midwives

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $2.4 million to boost Victoria’s rural and regional hospital workforce and keep young doctors, nurses and midwives who are starting their careers in country areas.

Cutting Edge Technology Helping Paramedics Save Lives

Victorian triple zero (000) call takers will soon be making life-saving decisions using revolutionary artificial intelligence technology to fast-track urgent care to people suffering cardiac arrests.

Swimming Certificate Numbers Boom

More Victorian students are getting the vital water safety and swimming skills they need, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Taking High Country To The City For Bushfire Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is helping fire-affected producers and tourism operators get back on their feet by backing the High Country Comeback farmer’s market, aimed at bringing the best of the region’s produce to Melbourne

Full Steam Ahead For On-Dock Rail

The Andrews Labor Government is getting more freight onto trains and taking trucks off local roads with the approval of new on-dock rail to be built at the Port of Melbourne

Supporting Victoria’s Wine Industry With Bushfire Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the state’s world-class wine industry with a new $2.5 million package to help growers and producers impacted by the recent bushfires with technical advice to help make the best decisions for their business.

Back To School For One Million Students

Students in one of Victoria’s biggest growth areas have a brand-new school to learn in thanks to the Andrew Labor Government, as they join more than one million of their peers in going back to school for 2020

Bushfire Appeal Funds To Those Who Need It Most

More than $5 million raised through the Victorian Bushfire Appeal is being made available immediately to those most affected by the bushfires that have devastated East Gippsland and North-East Victoria, including families who have tragically lost a loved one.

More Tax Relief For Fire-Affected Communities

The Victorian Government will fast-track payroll tax relief, slash stamp duty, waive water rates and give local councils extra support as part of a major package to help fire-affected communities recover.

Supporting Victorian Schools Through Bushfire Recovery

Families, children, students and teachers affected by the ongoing bushfires will get the additional support they need as they head back to school and kindergarten in 2020 thanks to the Victorian Government.