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Ten-Year Plan To Strengthen Equality In Victoria

Victoria will strengthen its push for equality, with the release of a landmark 10-year plan to drive inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) Victorians.

Grants For Community Sport Clubs Championing Equality

Community sport and active recreation clubs nurturing and promoting opportunities for women and girls, on and off the field, are again eligible for funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence today opened applications for the 2021-22 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants..

Securing Rapid Tests And Making Them In Victoria

The Victorian Government is supporting local manufacturing of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to help secure critical supplies for the state and create more local jobs in our thriving medical technology sector.

Getting On With The Thomas Embling Hospital Upgrade

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive expansion of the state’s forensic mental health capacity is another step closer, with a tender now open to appoint a builder for the huge redevelopment of Thomas Embling Hospital.

More Respite And Job Support For Carers

Nearly three-quarters of a million unpaid carers will receive additional respite, employment and training opportunities, supporting their vital roles of caring for vulnerable loved ones during the pandemic.

Principals On Their Way For 2023 New Schools

Current and aspiring school principals have a unique opportunity to lead a brand-new school and establish a new culture from the ground up, with applications now open for principal positions at the Andrews Labor Government’s new schools set to open in 2023.

More Food Relief On The Way

The Victorian Government is ensuring those who are doing it tough during the pandemic can continue putting a meal on the table, with funding to deliver food to Victorians who need it most.

Helping Victorians Manage COVID-19 At Home

Victorians who have mild COVID-19 symptoms are being encouraged to recover safely at home, with a new campaign being launched today to highlight the support available for those who are slightly unwell.

Victoria’s Construction Sector Booming

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering continued economic certainty and growth with Victoria performing as the strongest state for construction work and the third strongest state overall, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report.