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Easier Check-In For Crowds At Major Events

Victorians attending Oaks Day on Thursday will be able to quickly and easily check-in and show proof of vaccination using the Service Victoria app, which will be linked to their digital Oaks Day ticket on their phone.

More Homes And More Support For Homeless After Hotels

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the transition out of emergency hotel accommodation for Victorians who have experienced homelessness during lockdowns and ensuring more families move into the security of a home.

VCE Written Exams Get Underway

This year’s VCE written exams have officially kicked off, with 42,626 students across the state sitting the English exam and another 3,520 sitting English as an Additional Language exam this morning.

Splashing Back Into School Swimming Lessons

The Victorian Government is making sure all school students have the opportunity to catch up on vital swimming and water safety skills, with vouchers for catch-up lessons missed during the pandemic.

Outdoor Economy Cash Vouchers Open For Business

Victorian businesses from 11am today can apply for vouchers to help them take advantage of open-air trading opportunities as the state prepares for the next major stage of reopening on Friday.

Helping New Victorian Kids Settle Into School

Children arriving in Victoria with low levels of English will be supported to learn the language and integrate into mainstream schools, with the Victorian Government supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers and multicultural education aides to help new arrivals feel at home.

Boosting Healthcare Workers Wellbeing And Safety

The Victorian Government is ensuring our dedicated healthcare workers in our hospitals and ambulances services have the wellbeing support they need to continue delivering the high-quality care Victorians deserve.

Thank You, Victoria

Thanks to the incredible efforts of millions of Victorians who turned out to get vaccinated at lightning speed, Victoria’s lockdown has lifted and the state can now move to relax quarantine rules further.

Mental Health Support Through And Beyond The Pandemic

As lockdown ends thanks to the incredible efforts of Victorians stepping up to get vaccinated, the Victorian Government is providing more mental health support for the community as the state recovers from the pandemic.

Swimming Pool And Spa Certification Extension

Victorians now have more time to get their pool and spa safety barriers inspected and certified as compliant, with the Victorian Government acknowledging the challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.