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Innovative Program Helping Young People Finish School

Young people who have become disengaged from school and are living with mental health conditions will receive additional care and support to complete their schooling, under a flagship new program being rolled out by the Victorian Government and Melbourne City Mission.

Every Student Returns To The Classroom

All remaining Victorian students will begin returning to classrooms from today, with 163,000 students in Years 8 to 10 in metropolitan Melbourne joining their classmates in the final stage of the staggered return to on-site learning.

Have Your Say On Rebuilding Our Creative State

The Victorian Government is calling for community input and fresh perspectives to help strengthen the creative industries as the sector prepares to recover and rebuild on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bushfire Grants To Support Aboriginal Culture And Healing

Aboriginal communities affected by the 2019-20 Victorian Bushfires are sharing in over $4 million to support the recovery of cultural heritage across Country and fund projects that can build community connection and resilience.

Building Better Schools Faster And Driving Economic Recovery

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery.

New Laws Will See PSOs To Drive Community Safety Boost

Protective Services Officers (PSOs) will be able to be deployed to shopping centres, sporting precincts and other highly populated areas to help prevent crime and support community safety, under new laws passed by the Parliament.