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VCE Written Exams Get Underway

This year’s VCE written exams have officially kicked off, with 42,626 students across the state sitting the English exam and another 3,520 sitting English as an Additional Language exam this morning.

Splashing Back Into School Swimming Lessons

The Victorian Government is making sure all school students have the opportunity to catch up on vital swimming and water safety skills, with vouchers for catch-up lessons missed during the pandemic.

Outdoor Economy Cash Vouchers Open For Business

Victorian businesses from 11am today can apply for vouchers to help them take advantage of open-air trading opportunities as the state prepares for the next major stage of reopening on Friday.

Helping New Victorian Kids Settle Into School

Children arriving in Victoria with low levels of English will be supported to learn the language and integrate into mainstream schools, with the Victorian Government supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers and multicultural education aides to help new arrivals feel at home.

Boosting Healthcare Workers Wellbeing And Safety

The Victorian Government is ensuring our dedicated healthcare workers in our hospitals and ambulances services have the wellbeing support they need to continue delivering the high-quality care Victorians deserve.

Thank You, Victoria

Thanks to the incredible efforts of millions of Victorians who turned out to get vaccinated at lightning speed, Victoria’s lockdown has lifted and the state can now move to relax quarantine rules further.

Mental Health Support Through And Beyond The Pandemic

As lockdown ends thanks to the incredible efforts of Victorians stepping up to get vaccinated, the Victorian Government is providing more mental health support for the community as the state recovers from the pandemic.

Swimming Pool And Spa Certification Extension

Victorians now have more time to get their pool and spa safety barriers inspected and certified as compliant, with the Victorian Government acknowledging the challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Helping Victorians Who Find It The Hardest To Get Vaccinated

Whether it’s arranging transport to a vaccination hub, help booking an appointment, child minding or promoting up-to-date public health information through trusted community leaders – the Victorian Government is boosting targeted support to ensure no Victorian is left behind as we move towards our vaccination targets.

Jobs Victoria Wage Subsidies Deliver Jobs

Scores of Victorians each week are finding permanent work with the help of a Victorian Government program that pays part of the worker’s wage – providing a major boost to small businesses gearing up as the economy re-opens.

Taking It Outdoors: Supporting A Safer Way To Open

The Victorian Government will help businesses and the community breathe new life into local neighborhoods as vaccination progressively delivers greater freedoms across the state from Friday.

Safe And Sensible Isolation Changes As We Hit 70 Per Cent

With Victoria soon to hit its 70 per cent double dose vaccination target and first dose vaccination figures soon to hit 90 per cent, safe and sensible changes can now be made to how close contacts are managed.