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Statement From The Acting Premier

Make no mistake – our collective efforts over these past few weeks have changed the course of this outbreak. As individuals, as families and as a community, we have again done an incredible thing: protecting our state with grit, guts and determination. Thanks doesn’t seem..

Amplifying Deadly & Proud Aboriginal Voices

The Victorian Government is amplifying the stories of Aboriginal cultures, resilience and communities with the relaunch of a powerful story-telling campaign - as we continue on our nation-leading path to treaty and truth.

Vaccine Blitz To Continue And Expand

The Victorian Government is doubling down on its successful vaccine blitz to help turbo charge the Federal Government’s vaccine rollout– expanding it to include our hard-working paramedics.

Keeping Workplaces Safe And Supporting Businesses

The Victorian Government will maintain the WorkCover average target premium at its current rate of 1.272 per cent of remuneration for the 2021/22 year – keeping Victoria’s premium rate one of the lowest in the country.

Statement From The Acting Premier

On the advice of our public health team, Victoria will move to circuit breaker restrictions from 11:59pm tonight. These settings will remain in place until 11:59pm on 3 June – but if we can end that sooner, we will.

Vaccination Blitz To Keep Vulnerable Settings Safe

The Victorian Government is taking immediate action to keep people who live in residential disability settings, private aged care residents and staff safe with a vaccination blitz to ensure workers in these vulnerable settings are protected against coronavirus.

Backing Victorian Businesses And Their Workers

The Victorian Government is backing businesses most affected by the seven-day circuit breaker action, including operators in the hospitality, retail, events and creative industries with further targeted support.

New Rules For Energy Retailers To Protect Households

The Andrews Labor Government will phase in a ban on door-to-door sales of energy products and introduce penalties of up to $1 million for energy retailers that wrongfully disconnect vulnerable Victorians as part of new legislation, introduced to the Parliament today.

Better Outcomes For Victims And Young People

Reforming financial help for victims of crime, ensuring young people remain connected and holding repeat offenders to account are among the measures in the Victorian Budget 2021/22 aimed at keeping our state safe.

Transforming The System For Our Most Vulnerable Kids

It’s why the Andrews Labor Government is providing more support than ever before for at‑risk children, their families and their carers, as part of a massive $1.2 billion boost for the children and families system in Victoria.