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Keeping Local Communities Connected During Coronavirus

Victorians experiencing loneliness or social disconnection due to coronavirus will receive support from the Australian Red Cross and local community organisations with one call to the coronavirus hotline, thanks to a new Victorian Government initiative.

Face Masks To Help Fight Coronavirus In Victoria

Victorians living in metro Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are now recommended to wear face masks in situations where they are leaving their home and physical distancing is not possible – to help slow the spread of coronavirus in the community.

More Services To Keep Victorians Safe On Public Transport

The Victorian Government is adding hundreds of new train and tram services to the state’s busiest lines every week to give passengers more choice on when they travel and help maintain physical distancing across the network

Temperature Checks To Be Introduced In Term 3

Daily temperature checks will be introduced in schools across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire as part of the Victorian Government’s effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Working Together To Keep Agriculture Moving

The Victorian and New South Wales Governments are working together to ensure our vital agriculture industry can continue to operate while our border is closed.

Coming Together For NAIDOC Week

The Victorian Government is putting together a star-studded virtual concert to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture following the postponement of NAIDOC Week.

Mental Health Support For Bushfire Communities

People struggling with mental health after the state’s devastating bushfires will get the help they need from services and programs in their own communities, with a funding boost from the Victorian Government.

Getting On With Next Stage Of Suburban Roads Upgrades

The Victorian Government will streamline a $2.2 billion road construction blitz as part of the biggest suburban road upgrade program in Victoria’s history, boosting our economy and creating hundreds of jobs.

Getting On With Building North East Link

The Andrews Labor Government will keep traffic moving on busy Greensborough Road as work ramps up on Victoria’s biggest ever road project – North East Link.