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Stepping Up Ladder Safety For Victorians

Victorians are being urged to put their safety first when using ladders for odd jobs, taking down Christmas decorations and DIY maintenance around the home, as part of an awareness campaign being launched today.   Run annually, The Ladder Safety Matters campaign extends across social..

Mapping The Health Of Victorians Through The Decades

Victorian researchers are embarking on one of the largest health studies in the world, tracking a whole generation of Victorians to paint a complete picture of their health and wellbeing, and to help provide answers to complex health issues like asthma, food allergies, obesity, autism and mental illness.

Calling On New Multicultural Commissioners

The Andrews Labor Government is looking for multicultural community leaders and advocates to fill a range of current and upcoming vacancies at the Victorian Multicultural Commission.

Protecting Our Iconic Platypus

The Victorian Government is taking urgent action to protect the platypus with the global icon now officially a threatened species and listed as vulnerable in Victoria.

New Facility To Recycle Hazardous Waste

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the risks of hazardous waste storage by establishing a new recycling facility in Dandenong that will be able to process a third of the state’s solvent waste each year.


Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Lily D’Ambrosio MP, State member for Mill Park today announced libraries in the City of Whittlesea will receive $1,367,501 in funding to buy new books and collection items, run online services and deliver outreach programs.

Free Travel For Victorians This Christmas

The Andrews Labor Government will provide free public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to make sure Victorians can celebrate and reconnect with family and friends across the state.

More Freight On Trains In Melbourne’s North

The Australian and Victorian governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $16.2 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Somerton.