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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.

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.