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Tailored Mental Health Support For Schools And Students

Schools will be able to pick the mental health tools that best match the needs of their students, with the Victorian Government’s Schools Mental Health Fund providing a suite of options to give students tailored support.

Building The Engine Room Of Our New Mental Health System

The Victorian Government has today introduced legislation which will lay the foundations to build a new mental health facility following a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

Melbourne Cyclists To Benefit From Bay Trail Extension

The Bay Trail in Melbourne’s west will soon be connected between Point Cook Coastal Park and Sanctuary Lakes − giving cyclists and pedestrians a new and safe way to access the park’s facilities and views of the city, Port Phillip and Cheetham Wetlands.

Open Access For All Victorians Above 12 For mNRA Vaccines

With Commonwealth vaccine supply now assured and young Victorians setting an incredible pace getting vaccinated, mRNA vaccines Pfizer and Moderna will be available to people of any age through state-run vaccination centres, not just those under 60.

Vaccination Boost For People Living With A Disability

As the state moves closer to meeting roadmap vaccination targets, the Victorian Government is investing a further $5 million to boost vaccination rates among people living with a disability, launching ten dedicated disability vaccination ‘pop-ups’ in areas of concern, and expanding Victoria’s successful disability liaison service.

Supporting Our Senior Vocational Education Students

The Victorian Government is making sure every secondary school student whose Vocational Education and Training (VET) studies have been disrupted by the pandemic will receive extra support to complete their certificates.

Empowering Aboriginal Young People

The Victorian Government is supporting Aboriginal young people to achieve their aspirations and life goals through dedicated mentoring programs that support wellbeing, education and employment.

More Than Two Million Rapid Antigen Tests On The Way

The Victorian Government will purchase almost 2.2 million rapid antigen tests for Victoria’s health system, as part of a broader range of testing measures and increased capacity as we progress on our roadmap to reopening.

Getting Our Lost Pets Home Sooner

The Victorian Government is delivering on its election commitment to make sure lost pets get returned home sooner, with legislation to be introduced in Parliament today.