Victoria Police will be out in force this Easter long weekend ensuring all Victorians are following the directions of the Chief Health Officer and helping to slow the spread of coronavirus.
People whose homes and businesses are needed for the North East link will be able to stay in their properties longer if they want to, in recognition of the difficult and uncertain circumstances coronavirus has created.
The Victorian Government is supporting local industry to produce ventilators to help equip our healthcare system as it deals with coronavirus, with a key international licensing agreement secured.
Almost 1,300 people who were looking for a job due to the coronavirus crisis are now working for Victoria thanks to the Victorian Government.
The Andrews Labor Government has appointed former Commissioner of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the Hon. Jennifer Coate AO as the new Chair of the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee.
Most Victorian students will be educated from home when Term 2 starts next week to ensure the physical distancing will help slow the spread of coronavirus, with free internet access and laptops for those students who need it most.
The Victorian Government is increasing the range of ‘designated places’ where Protective Services Officers (PSOs) can exercise their powers so PSOs can be redeployed from the public transport network and into communities, boosting police resources in the fight to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The Andrews Labor Government has rejected a Casey Council application to rezone industrial land in Cranbourne West – ensuring the land remains available for local jobs.
The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading school facilities in bushfire-affected areas, with funding announced for five schools in East Gippsland.
The Andrews Labor Government has called on Victorian Councils to do their bit during this difficult time and not dismiss or stand down staff.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to enable around the clock delivery of food and other essential goods in response to the coronavirus.
Hospital workers and paramedics on the front line of Victoria’s coronavirus response will get access to free accommodation if they need to self-isolate.
Parents will be able to send their children to sessional kindergarten for free during term 2 and sessional providers will be given the funding certainty they need thanks to a major funding boost from the Victorian Government.
The Victorian Government has 1000 people working-around-the-clock on the public health response to coronavirus in Victoria, working on our contact tracing effort.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is something that our state and our nation has not faced in our lifetimes and it presents an unprecedented challenge to the operation of Government.
While the state fights to slow the spread of coronavirus, Victorians need to protect themselves against other preventable illnesses that can place a burden on our health system heading into the winter months.
The Victorian Government has struck a deal with the state’s major private hospital operators to ensure they can continue to care for Victorians during the coronavirus pandemic.
Victoria’s health system will receive a massive $1.3 billion injection to quickly establish an extra 4,000 ICU beds as we respond to the coronavirus pandemic and protect Victorian lives.