The Andrews Labor Government is modernising and upgrading libraries across the state, with councils now able to apply for dedicated new funding.
Victorians are urged to prioritise safety as students, parents and school communities return to the roads and public transport network for Term One.
Work to create a business case for the establishment of a landmark National Centre for Inflammation Research in Clayton is nearing completion.
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.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking another step towards making renting fairer for all Victorians, with new rules to ensure every rental property meets basic standards.
A state-of-the-art virtual reality training program that simulates dangerous fire scenarios such as house fires, grassfires and plane fires, while teaching real life firefighting skills, is set to be rolled out across the state.
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.
Daniher’s Way has been unveiled in the shadows of the MCG, recognising the enormous contribution of football legend and FightMND campaigner Neale Daniher to Victoria.
More Victorians will be able to return home safely from Sydney this week with updated health advice allowing some border restrictions to be downgraded.
The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening food relief services across the state to ensure healthy food reaches Victorians in need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Andrews Labor Government is standing by members of the Stolen Generations to help them heal, reconnect and be well.
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Victorians struggling with anxiety and distress get the support they need.
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..