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Silica Health Assessments Reach One Thousand

More than 1,000 workers from the stonemason industry have now registered for a free health check-up as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s action plan to protect workers from deadly silica dust.

Victoria Taking Action On Single-Use Plastics

The Andrews Labor Government will ban specific single-use plastics – like straws, cutlery, plates and polystyrene containers – across Victoria to reduce the significant amount of plastic waste going to landfill each year.

Small Business Owners Snap Up Free Mentoring Program

The Andrews Labor Government’s Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring program has allowed businesses to step back from the coalface and gain advice on digital opportunities, preparing and implementing business plans, improving time management, identifying new opportunities and rethinking marketing strategies.

Victoria To Return To COVIDSafe Settings

Victoria will return to its previous COVIDSafe settings from tonight, allowing for more visitors in the home, reduced mask wearing and increasing the number of workers heading back to the office.

Uniforms Influence Girls’ Participation In Sport

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging sporting clubs and schools to consider the findings of a new study that highlights the importance of uniforms in making girls feel comfortable and more likely to participate in sport.

Improving Training In Disability Support

An innovative new $1.5 million training package funded by the Andrews Labor Government will give disability and aged care students real-life skills to prepare them for the workforce.

Continuing Support For Multicultural Communities

The Andrews Labor Government’s CALD Communities Taskforce is continuing to partner with local communities to make sure they get the support they need throughout the coronavirus pandemic.