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Floodplain Harvesting Putting Communities At Risk

The Andrews Labor Government is demanding an explanation on why NSW and Queensland irrigators have been allowed to harvest floodplain waters out of the northern Murray-Darling Basin rivers.

Removing Police Checks To Make IVF Fairer And Easier

Victorians undergoing assisted reproductive technology will no longer be required to undergo police and child protection order checks before accessing treatment under new reforms from the Andrews Labor Government.

Supporting Our New Teachers To Be Their Best

New graduate teachers will get more support as they start their careers thanks to a new $73.4 million graduate teacher program being piloted by the Andrews Labor Government.

Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway

More learners across Victoria will gain a rewarding career in early childhood education and care, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Holmesglen Institute’s Glen Waverley campus to officially launch the start of the..

Early Works Begin On Two Of Melbourne’s Busiest Freeways

• Preliminary work has started to upgrade the Sydney to Edgars Road section of the M80 Ring Road and stage two of the Monash Freeway • Workers on the $518 million M80 Upgrade have begun geotechnical investigations, which will shape the final project designs ahead of major construction starting in mid-2020 • Major construction on the stage two of the $1.4 billion Monash Freeway upgrade starts next month and will benefit half a million daily motorists

Backing Our World-Class Medical Researchers

he Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria’s world-leading researchers to make the breakthroughs that change lives with the latest round of the Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund.

Premium Victorian Produce Leads The World At Gulfood

Victoria’s world-class produce will be showcased to an international audience this week in the Middle East as more than 25 leading food and beverage companies continue a growing presence in the global food market.

Grants To Protect Victoria’s Rich History

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victoria’s most important cultural landmarks and buildings including those damaged by bushfires under the $60 million Living Heritage Program.

A Second Chance For Staffies With New Foster Facility

The Andrews Labor Government continues to improve the wellbeing of Victorian pets by supporting the rehoming of Staffordshire Bull Terriers through a new community foster care facility in Carlsruhe.

Have Your Say On School Vocational Pathways

The Andrews Labor Government is giving parents, students, schools and other key stakeholders a say in the future of vocational education and applied learning in schools.

Working From Heights Blitz Puts Employers On Notice

The Andrews Labor Government is warning employers not to become complacent about the dangers of working from heights, warning they will be held accountable for putting workers lives at risk.