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Planning Victoria‘s Digital Transformation

The Andrews Labor Government is positioning the state as a leader in planning and digital innovation, announcing a record $35.2 million to deliver Digital Twin Victoria - a data-based digital replica of our state.

Australia’s First Pride Centre Opens In Victoria

Victoria is now home to Australia’s first purpose-built community hub for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities, with the opening of the landmark Victorian Pride Centre.

Shred Away Identity Theft

The Andrews Labor Government is reminding people to dispose of confidential documents securely while working from home to protect themselves from identity theft.

Inquiry Into Economic Equity For Victorian Women

The Andrews Labor Government is establishing an independent Inquiry into Economic Equity for Victorian Women to address long-standing systemic inequality and find solutions for problems such as unequal pay and workplace barriers to women‘s success.

On The Spot Fines For Workplace Safety Breaches

Employers who put the health and safety of their workers at risk will soon face on the spot fines – to stamp out bad behaviour and help ensure every worker gets home safely.

Protecting Victoria’s Most Vulnerable Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is forging ahead with plans to tackle insecure work, with consultation on its Australian-first initiative to provide casual workers sick pay now underway.

New Appointments To Anti-Corruption Watchdog

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed two new Deputy Commissioners to the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) – further strengthening the agency’s vital oversight role.

Trial To Increase Safety For Bike Riders

The Andrews Labor Government is launching an Australian-first trial using smart bike light technology that will assist in finding new ways to reduce road trauma in cyclists.

Delivering A Stronger Social Housing Sector In Victoria

The review into Victoria’s social housing regulatory system is underway, responding to significant changes in the sector as the Andrews Labor Government builds thousands of new social housing homes across the state.

Keeping People Safe And Avoiding Lockdowns

The Victorian Government has put forward a plan designed to keep Australia safe while we wait for the vaccine rollout – and do everything we can to avoid lockdowns.

Saving Thousands Of Victorian Workers Time And Money

A new scheme starting today will make it easier and less expensive for thousands of Victorian businesses, tradespeople and other registered professionals to operate in multiple states and territories.

New Child Safe Standards To Protect Young People

New Child Safe Standards will make up to 50,000 organisations providing services and facilities for children and young people safer, with the Andrews Labor Government today updating the existing standards originally established in 2017.