The world’s largest hydrogen export pilot program has reached a significant milestone with the arrival of the first purpose-built liquefied hydrogen carrier, the Suiso Frontier, in the Port of Hastings.
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting a key emissions reduction project that will contribute to achieving the goal of net zero by 2050 and bring new jobs to Gippsland.
Victoria’s economy continues to remain strong amid the effects of the global pandemic, with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data showing 25,000 new jobs created in December.
Tens of millions more Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) will soon be available to Victorians, with the Victorian Government ordering a further 166 million tests, building on its initial bulk order of 44 million.
Victorians over the age of 18 will now be eligible to get their vital third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after three months, just in time for a walk-up vaccination blitz starting this Friday.
A coordinated Pandemic Code Brown will be implemented across all public metropolitan and major regional hospitals, putting in place a formal emergency management structure to make the best use of hospital resources as Victoria battles the global Omicron outbreak.
With the number of COVID-19 close contacts continuing to grow, Victoria’s public health team will provide more essential workers with an exemption from close contact home isolation requirements to attend their workplace.
The COVIDSafe Event Plan for the 2022 Australian Open will be amended to ensure the health and safety of fans attending Melbourne Park from Monday.
The Victorian Government will train up to 1,000 new vaccinators, helping first-year health students, retired nurses, and more join an expanded workforce to be deployed across state-run centres and boost our vaccination efforts.
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering better multicultural aged care services, with a site secured for a new community-developed facility to provide specialised care for elderly Victorians.
Victorians will be able to enjoy a wide range of free, inclusive, accessible events as part of the newly released Australia Day 2022 program.
The Victorian Government is helping local doctors and community pharmacies deliver more doses for kids between 5 and 11 on school grounds as part of the Commonwealth’s coronavirus vaccination program.
As part of Victoria’s continued response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Premier Danial Andrews has extended the pandemic declaration to apply to the state of Victoria from 11.59pm Wednesday 12 January for three months.
The Victorian Government is helping hundreds of general practices and community pharmacies across the state join the push to provide third dose and children vaccines for their local communities. Grants of up to $10,000 are available under the $5 million COVID-19 Vaccination Primary Care Grants Program to..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering extra support to kindergartens across the state, helping them stay COVIDSafe and continue to deliver world-class early childhood education to Victoria’s littlest learners.
State-run vaccination sites across Victoria are being transformed into an Australian-themed ‘forest of protection’ creating a friendly environment for children aged 5 to 11 years to receive their vaccination. Eight flagship vaccination centres will feature fun imagery of native Australian animals, as well as entertainers,..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting aspiring early childhood teachers to boost their skills and delivering a pipeline of quality educators for a growing Victoria, with the expansion of supported employment-based university courses in early childhood education.
A new rate cap of 1.75 per cent has been set for all Victorian councils for the 2022/23 financial year, to help ease cost of living pressures for Victorians.