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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.

New Compliance Code For Working With Engineered Stone

A new code of conduct will make sure that employers are guided by best practice and expert advice to reduce the risks to their workers contracting deadly silicosis, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Six New Judicial Appointments For Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the appointments of Leveasque Peterson as a Coroner and Julian Hetyey as an associate judge of the Supreme Court, in addition to the appointments of Hayley Bate, Justin Foster, Michael Richards and Elizabeth Langdon as Magistrates.

2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards Open

Learners, teachers and community education providers can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement among the state’s Learn Local organisations.

Funding Boost For Community Language Schools

Hundreds of preschool children will soon get extra help to learn their mother tongue, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government as part of a $7.5 million funding boost for community language schools

Voting Begins On New Fire Rescue Victoria Badge

Victoria’s career firefighters are being given the chance to choose the badge for Fire Rescue Victoria, to help shape the identity of our new fire agency, while celebrating the proud heritage of firefighting in Victoria