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Preparation Essential For Boaters And Paddlers

Victorians are being urged to ‘prepare to survive’ as the weather heats up, with a campaign underway to promote safer behaviour and lifejacket wearing among boaters and paddlers.

Empowering Students To Help Stop Violence

Victorian school students will learn about the impact of violence and coward punches through a series of Be Wise Education presentations, supported by the Andrews Labor Government.

Recycling Boom Spells Jobs For Victoria

The Morrison and Andrews Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.

Permit System To Keep Victoria COVIDSafe

Victoria will establish a new permit system for all domestic travel into the state, helping to support Victoria’s rapid contact tracing efforts and giving Victorians greater certainty when they travel.

Preparing For Summer And Keeping Kids Safe

Victorians are being urged to never leave kids in hot cars and to prepare for heatwaves this summer as new data reveals there have already been more than 380 callouts to people locked in cars since the end of September – almost all of them children and toddlers.

Helping Victorians Recover From Alcohol And Drug Use

Victorians will have better access to specialist drug and alcohol treatment close to home thanks to a $52.1 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government for new residential rehabilitation facilities.

Four More Level Crossings In The North To Go For Good

Crews are gearing up to start major construction work this year on the removal of four level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road in Preston with a more than half-a-billion dollar contract now awarded for the project.

Energy Efficient Social Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring thousands of social housing tenants benefit from reduced power bills thanks to improved energy efficiency of social housing properties.