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Preparation Essential For Boaters And Paddlers

Victorians are being urged to ‘prepare to survive’ as the weather heats up, with a campaign underway to promote safer behaviour and lifejacket wearing among boaters and paddlers.

Empowering Students To Help Stop Violence

Victorian school students will learn about the impact of violence and coward punches through a series of Be Wise Education presentations, supported by the Andrews Labor Government.

More Students To Benefit From School Breakfast Clubs

The School Breakfast Clubs program has reached a milestone with 1,000 schools now participating across Victoria, allowing more students to learn with a full stomach and get the most out of school.

Permit System To Keep Victoria COVIDSafe

Victoria will establish a new permit system for all domestic travel into the state, helping to support Victoria’s rapid contact tracing efforts and giving Victorians greater certainty when they travel.

Preparing For Summer And Keeping Kids Safe

Victorians are being urged to never leave kids in hot cars and to prepare for heatwaves this summer as new data reveals there have already been more than 380 callouts to people locked in cars since the end of September – almost all of them children and toddlers.

Helping Victorians Recover From Alcohol And Drug Use

Victorians will have better access to specialist drug and alcohol treatment close to home thanks to a $52.1 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government for new residential rehabilitation facilities.

Four More Level Crossings In The North To Go For Good

Crews are gearing up to start major construction work this year on the removal of four level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road in Preston with a more than half-a-billion dollar contract now awarded for the project.

Healing For The Stolen Generations

The Andrews Labor Government is standing by members of the Stolen Generations to help them heal, reconnect and be well.

Stepping Up Ladder Safety For Victorians

Victorians are being urged to put their safety first when using ladders for odd jobs, taking down Christmas decorations and DIY maintenance around the home, as part of an awareness campaign being launched today.   Run annually, The Ladder Safety Matters campaign extends across social..