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Recycling Boom Spells Jobs For Victoria

The Morrison and Andrews Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.

Permit System To Keep Victoria COVIDSafe

Victoria will establish a new permit system for all domestic travel into the state, helping to support Victoria’s rapid contact tracing efforts and giving Victorians greater certainty when they travel.

Preparing For Summer And Keeping Kids Safe

Victorians are being urged to never leave kids in hot cars and to prepare for heatwaves this summer as new data reveals there have already been more than 380 callouts to people locked in cars since the end of September – almost all of them children and toddlers.

Helping Victorians Recover From Alcohol And Drug Use

Victorians will have better access to specialist drug and alcohol treatment close to home thanks to a $52.1 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government for new residential rehabilitation facilities.

Four More Level Crossings In The North To Go For Good

Crews are gearing up to start major construction work this year on the removal of four level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road in Preston with a more than half-a-billion dollar contract now awarded for the project.

Energy Efficient Social Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring thousands of social housing tenants benefit from reduced power bills thanks to improved energy efficiency of social housing properties.

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.