Victorian researchers are embarking on one of the largest health studies in the world, tracking a whole generation of Victorians to paint a complete picture of their health and wellbeing, and to help provide answers to complex health issues like asthma, food allergies, obesity, autism and mental illness.
More primary school students will get the mental health support they need when they need it in 2021.
The Andrews Labor Government is looking for multicultural community leaders and advocates to fill a range of current and upcoming vacancies at the Victorian Multicultural Commission.
Thousands of students will start 2021 in new schools, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to open 100 new schools.
A new building blitz at intersections around the state will focus on improving safety for families and school children at over 55 schools, shopping strips and intersections.
The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging organisations interested in supporting Victoria’s new registration scheme for professional engineers to develop and submit assessment schemes.
The Andrews Labor Government will introduce reforms to improve the local government rates system in response to a major review.
Victoria will be the home of the National Basketball League next year, hosting an exclusive four-week NBL Melbourne Hub featuring all nine NBL teams from 20 February.
Victoria’s most iconic Big Build projects will be the training ground for the state’s next generation of skilled workers under a $33.2 million investment to boost apprenticeships and traineeships.
The Andrews Labor Government will provide free public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to make sure Victorians can celebrate and reconnect with family and friends across the state.
The Australian and Victorian governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $16.2 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Somerton.
Major congestion-busting upgrades to four of Melbourne’s busiest suburban thoroughfares will be kick-started early in the new year as part of a new approach to delivering vital road projects.
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring new career opportunities for women in local government, with applications open for the Women Building Surveyors Program.
More than 160 Victorian business chambers and local councils have led from the front during a tough year, signing up for specialist mental health training so they can better help small businesses.
Victorian patients with brain tumours and cranial disorders will have a greater chance of survival and improved quality of life thanks to Victoria’s first ever gamma knife.
The Andrews Labor Government is building a stronger and more accessible justice system to improve the safety of family violence victims and help reduce delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
New $200 travel vouchers will be made available to Victorians as a show of good faith after heavy demand for the initiative yesterday caused long delays for people planning summer trips to regional Victoria.
Beaches across Victoria will be safer this summer with additional lifeguards, more patrolled areas to safely swim and increased surveillance along the coastline.