Statues and other public art immortalising the significant contributions of great women today and throughout history will be boosted in Victoria, in a major step towards addressing a damaging long-standing underrepresentation.
The Victorian Government is celebrating the diversity that makes our state great with grants to support multicultural community festivals and events.
Victorians will have more confidence when engaging professional engineering services with mandatory registration for engineers starting from 1 July 2021.
The Victorian Government has awarded pathway grants to rising sports stars and teams enabling them to compete at the top level.
Victorians are encouraged to have their say on how to better prevent and respond to workplace sexual harassment.
Seventy-two schools, councils and not-for-profit organisations across the state have received a boost from the Victorian Government for community road safety initiatives to reduce road trauma.
A preferred bidder has been selected for the tunnelling package for the North East Link, which will fix the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network, slash travel times and free up local roads for local trips.
The Victorian Government is helping young and multicultural Victorians overcome barriers to work with 27 new dedicated staff to link up jobseekers with employers.
The Victorian Government is recognising the outstanding achievements of people and organisations with refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds who are making positive contributions to Victorian society.
On the advice of the Chief Health Officer, restrictions in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne will ease from 11.59pm Thursday 24 June.
Public libraries will receive record funding of $47.4 million in 2021-22 with the Public Libraries Program receiving an additional $9.3 million over four years in the Victorian Budget 2021/22 to enable libraries to buy new books and collection items, run online services and expand their community programs.
The Crime Prevention Strategy is backed by more than $30 million. This innovative strategy recognises that each community has the expertise, knowledge and ideas to design the solutions that are right for them.
The Individual Pet Rehoming Grants program, will provide $5 million to organisations providing vital rehoming services.
The Victorian Government is continuing to protect and support Victorians following the catastrophic storms that caused damage and disconnection across the state.
Victoria has developed and will make Australia’s first local mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate to reach Phase 1 clinical trials – a breakthrough in medicine and manufacturing that will create jobs and save lives.
The Victorian Government has commissioned an independent review into the culture of Victoria’s prison system to help drive a safer, more inclusive environment for all staff.
To help our contact tracers keep Victorians safe, all businesses are now required to use the Victorian Government’s QR code through the Service Victoria app, and Victorians are required to check in everywhere, every time – even if they’re visiting businesses for fewer than 15 minutes.
Victoria’s unemployment rate experienced the equal largest decline among the states, dropping by 0.7 percentage points in May, while the participation rate increased to a near record high 66.6 per cent.