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Top Students Recognised In Premier’s VCE Awards

Victoria’s best performing VCE students have been recognised with Premier’s VCE Awards, celebrating their outstanding efforts and achievements in their final year of schooling amidst the challenges of 2020.

Expert Forum Shapes Victoria’s Mental Health Workforce

Experts across Victoria’s mental health sector have been invited to have their say on how the state will develop a sustainable and diverse workforce to support the rebuild of the mental health system at a key online forum.

Victorian Business Support Package

A new jointly funded package from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will give Victorian small and medium businesses the extra support and confidence they need to recover from the recent lockdown.

Commercial Tenancy Relief For Victorian Businesses

The Victorian Government is acting decisively to back the state‘s small and medium-sized businesses as they emerge from lockdown, facilitating commercial rent waivers and deferrals from today.

Putting Gender Equality At The Heart Of Victorian TAFE

An Australian-first guide to gender equality and respect will be rolled-out across Victorian TAFEs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today launched the Respect and Equality in TAFE guide, supported by $800,000 from the Labor Government and led..

Lockdown Lifted Across Victoria

Following a reduction in community transmission of coronavirus in Victoria, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has advised that the lockdown will be lifted state-wide from 11.59pm tonight.

Supporting Our Senior Secondary Students To Succeed

The Victorian Government will continue to provide extra support to students in their final years of school, with the Consideration of Educational Disadvantage process to continue in 2021 in light of continued disruptions to the school year.

Support Builds For Businesses Through Lockdown

New support will bolster communities and businesses most affected by restrictions to drive down the fast-moving Delta strain – and protect the health and livelihoods of all Victorians.

Extended Lockdown And Stronger Borders To Keep Us Safe

Due to the current level of community transmission of coronavirus in Victoria from the recent New South Wales (NSW) incursions, the current lockdown will be extended and travel to Victoria using Red Zone Permits will be temporarily paused, to ensure we run this Delta outbreak to ground.

Putting Victoria At The Forefront Of Stem Innovation

A new $26.5 million innovation precinct at Deakin University will boost Victoria’s research and teaching capacity in emerging disciplines including medical robotics, cyber security and virtual reality.

Victorian Partnership Produces Global Health Solutions

An innovative Andrews Labor Government partnership with industry and academia has been extended, with Victorian medical researchers and early-stage medtech entrepreneurs producing results that are changing lives.

Have Your Say On Education Reform

Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of school-based vocational education and senior secondary education.

Melbourne Food And Wine Festival Embraces Winter

The renowned Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is proving itself a celebration for all seasons, today unveiling its first ever Winter Edition to attract visitors into the city over 10 fabulous days and nights next month.