A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season.
The Andrews Labor Government is urging retail sector employers to look after their workers during the busy Christmas period.
The Andrews Labor Government has today acted to ensure a long-term and sustainable future for Victoria’s forestry industry – and for the Victorian workers who rely on it.
Victorians can now have their say on retirement village laws as part of a review of the Retirement Villages Act 1986.
Agriculture ministers from around Australia came together in Melbourne today to endorse a national program, led by Victoria, that will see governments work together to help farmers meet the challenges of climate change.
Veterans will be able to travel for free across Victoria’s entire public transport network to celebrate Veterans’ Health Week thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is increasing lighting along Main Drive in Bundoora to improve safety and help prevent crime.
Victorian drivers are urged to ensure their address details are up to date ahead of new legislative changes designed to keep dangerous drivers off our roads.
The Andrews Labor Government is launching a new strategy to encourage more women to consider a career in construction.
The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging animal shelters, foster carers, not-for-profit organisations and community vet clinics to apply for grants that will improve the welfare of animals across Victoria.
Victorians are being urged to be cautious of fake tradies ahead of summer following a 200 per cent increase in the total amount of money lost by victims. Almost $3 million was lost by Victorians last year, up from $1 million the previous year. Margaret Connell is just one of the hundreds of Victorians who lost money when she was scammed out of more than $10,000 after she engaged the services of individuals she believed to be reputable tradies.
More than half a million jobs have been created under the Andrews Labor Government. The latest ABS data shows 503,300 Victorians have found work across the state since the Government was first elected in November 2014.
Victoria’s international education sector has won big yet again after the University of Melbourne was named Victorian Exporter of the Year at the 40th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs).
The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to lift the standard of meals in Victorian public hospitals and aged care centres, with a food audit now underway
The Andrews Labor Government is working with key road safety agencies, local government and the community to develop Victoria’s next road safety strategy.
The Andrews Labor Government is giving teachers and school leaders the extra resources, training and incentives they need through a $244.6 million package to improve the quality of teaching and learning in every classroom across the state.
Victorians can now have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s next big plan to prevent cancer, boost survival rates and improve treatment for patients. Every 15 minutes someone in Victoria is diagnosed with cancer. Every four years, the Government develops an updated state-wide cancer..