News

Supporting Tenants And Landlords Through Coronavirus

The Victorian Government will bring urgent legislation to the Parliament in line with decisions of the National Cabinet to support tenants and landlords through the coronavirus pandemic by reforming residential and commercial tenancy laws.

Level Crossing Number 35 Gone For Good

One of Victoria’s most congested level crossings is now gone for good, with trains travelling over the new rail bridge at Toorak Road for the first time yesterday morning

Safe Places For The Homeless To Recover And Isolate

The Victorian Government will use repurposed aged-care sites to provide self-isolation facilities for Victorians experiencing homelessness – helping them recover from coronavirus, or avoid infection in the first place.

Councils Granted Extra Time To Resolve Budgets

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring councils can continue to focus on delivering for the communities they represent by extending the deadline for council budgets and annual reports.

More Progress On The North East Link

People whose homes and businesses are needed for the North East link will be able to stay in their properties longer if they want to, in recognition of the difficult and uncertain circumstances coronavirus has created.

Former Commissioner Appointed To Represent Victims

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed former Commissioner of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the Hon. Jennifer Coate AO as the new Chair of the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee.

Deploying PSOs To Where Victorians Need Them

The Victorian Government is increasing the range of ‘designated places’ where Protective Services Officers (PSOs) can exercise their powers so PSOs can be redeployed from the public transport network and into communities, boosting police resources in the fight to slow the spread of coronavirus.