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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.

Staying Safe From Mosquito-Borne Diseases This Summer

The Allan Labor Government is urging Victorians to be proactive in protecting themselves from mosquito-borne diseases this season, with warm weather elevating the risk of transmission in a number of regions across the state.

Active Schools Grants Nurturing Our Future Sports Stars

More than 100 school students have rubbed shoulders with the stars of the Melbourne Renegades Women’s team today, batting and bowling across cricket clinics as part of the Allan Labor Government’s Active Schools program.

Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme Now Open

The Allan Labor Government has today launched Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme – CDS Vic, which will reduce the state’s litter by up to half while putting money back in the pockets of Victorians.