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Supporting Students To Complete VCAL And VET Studies

This has been a challenging year for every Victorian student. But that’s particularly true for VCAL and VET school students – many of whom have missed out on practical hands-on learning.

New Fund To Support Aboriginal Family Violence Sector

The Victorian Government is boosting Aboriginal-led family violence prevention and responses so that more Aboriginal Victorians can access culturally sensitive support when and where they need it.

Agribusinesses Supported To Adapt To Pandemic Conditions

More than 100 food businesses, farmers and suppliers across Victoria are keeping workers safe and supply chains going thanks to support from the Victorian Government, helping workplaces adapt to physical distancing and hygiene measures.

Change Our Game – Scholarships Boost For Victorian Women

The Victorian Government is backing its commitment to achieving a level playing field in sport and active recreation, and supporting more women to take on leadership roles with funding for education and training.

Centre To Deliver STEM Excellence For Students

Victorian secondary students will train for the jobs of tomorrow in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at a new specialist centre, under a partnership between the Victorian Government and the University of Melbourne.

New Jobs Back Aboriginal Workers And Communities

The Victorian Governmentis supporting 29 Aboriginal organisations including Traditional Owner Groups to employ Aboriginal jobseekers and meet the increased demand for services created by the impacts of coronavirus.

Supporting Our World-Famous Music Scene And Workers

Survival cash injections for more than 100 beloved live music venues, grants to support music jobs on stage and behind the scenes as well as new planning controls to better protect venues will help the state’s world-famous music industry rebuild, recover and prepare for a summer like no other.

New Jobs, Fresh Look For Melbourne’s Famous Laneways

The Victorian Government is backing unprecedented revitalisation works in Melbourne’s iconic laneways, creating scores of new jobs and ensuring the city will be at its best when crowds return to the heart of the capital.

Mini Tunnel Boring Machine Completes Major CBD Sewer Works

The biggest upgrade to Melbourne CBD’s sewer network in more than 120 years has reached a milestone with City West Water’s completion of tunnel boring works to install a 900 metre-long new sewer under Lonsdale Street.

Fairer Lease Conditions For Small And Medium Businesses

The Victorian Government is making it easier for small business owners to get their security deposits back faster and making leases easier to understand, under changes to the Retail Leases Act passed in Parliament this week.

More Bushfire Appeal Funds To Help Communities And Families

Locals will help direct $14 million in funding for various recovery and rebuilding projects and programs in fire-affected areas, thanks to the generosity of Victorian Bushfire Appeal donors across our state and beyond.

Extra Funding To Keep Apprentices Learning

Apprentices and trainees will continue to get the help they need to complete their apprenticeships and training and find employers, thanks to the Victorian Government.

Getting Our Kids Back To Kinder And Ready For School

Sessional kinder will remain free for most families in Term 4 and children will be given extra support as they prepare for their transition to school, thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government.