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Fight To Protect Workers From Asbestos Never Ends

Two decades on from a landmark national ban on the use of asbestos, the Allan Labor Government is urging Victorian employers and tradespeople not to ignore the ongoing risk of exposure to the deadly material.

Honouring The Service Of Victorian Veterans

The Allan Labor Government is honouring the service and sacrifice of veterans in Victoria, with new wellbeing supports and grant programs to make sure veterans receive the support they deserve for everything they have given to the state.

First Look At Whittlesea’s New Early Parenting Centre

New mums and dads in the City of Whittlesea and across the northern suburbs will get the specialised support they need to care for their little ones, close to home – with the second of 12 new and upgraded Early Parenting Centres to open its doors later this month.

Supporting Victoria's Jewish And Islamic Communities

The Allan Labor Government is investing in the safety of Victorian faith communities, with new support to combat antisemitism and Islamophobia to make sure communities feel safe, welcomed and celebrated.

Celebrating The Best And Brightest In Healthcare

The Allan Labor Government has celebrated Victoria’s healthcare workers and their achievements at the 2023 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards – recognising their contribution to Victorian healthcare.

Hardship Payments And Apology For Care Leavers

The Allan Labor Government will make a historic formal apology in Parliament, as well as offering hardship payments, to Victorians who experienced historical abuse and neglect as children in institutional care before 1990.

Reforms To Boost Confidence In Local Government

The Allan Labor Government will introduce legislation to improve the performance and accountability of councillors across the state, so Victorians can have confidence in their local government representatives.

Transforming Early Childhood Education

The Allan Labor Government is building on sector insights and partnerships to deliver the best outcomes for children by investing in early childhood education through our $14 billion Best Start, Best Life reforms.

Constitutional Protection To Keep The SEC In Victorian Hands

The Allan Labor Government is enshrining the State Electricity Commission (SEC) in Victoria’s Constitution – preventing future governments from destroying it – so that Victorians can always rely on the SEC to put their best interests first and ensure continued investment in Victoria’s energy transition.

Backing Housing Support Groups That Help Renters

Community organisations helping renters in need will receive more funding as part of the Allan Labor Government’s landmark Housing Statement, with bodies able to put themselves forward from this week.

Targeting Dangerous Drivers To Improve Community Safety

The safety of all Victorians will be at the forefront of new legislation introduced by the Allan Labor Government, with dangerous drivers to be targeted earlier and stronger safety controls placed on recreational firearms.

More Respite Funding For Unpaid Carers

The Allan Labor Government is giving more unpaid carers across Victoria the opportunity to take a break, with extra investment to support organisations to deliver respite for those who give so much to caring duties.