Archives: August 2015

Andrews Labor Government Commits $200M for Western Hospital

August 17, 2015

The new $200 million Western Women’s & Children’s Hospital will provide 237 beds, 39 special care nursery cots, four theatres and additional clinics, catering for the needs of one of the fastest growing areas in Australia.

Victoria To Lead The Way On Family Violence Leave

August 17, 2015

Nurses, teachers and other Victorian public sector employees will be entitled to family violence leave under changes announced by the Andrews Labor Government today.

Building A Health System Victorians Can Rely On

August 17, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government is improving, innovating and investing in Victoria’s health system to ensure Victorians can get the care they need, when they need it.

Have Your Say on Victoria’s New 10-Year Mental Health Plan

August 17, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for people from across Victoria to have their input into the new 10-year Mental Health Plan, to better ensure the mental health and wellbeing of our state into the future.

Victoria To Benefit From Bushfire Mitigation Funding Boost

August 17, 2015

Victorian Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett welcomed the contribution and said the Victorian Government and other organisations would match the funding to the tune of $2.712 million over three years.

Recognising Our Champion Volunteers – Nominate Now!

August 17, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding the awards to recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution volunteers make to Victorian communities and the economy.

Labor Government Backs Full Murray Basin Rail Project

August 17, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government today committed to the biggest upgrade to regional rail freight in decades – the full Murray Basin Rail Project – which will standardise and upgrade the entire Murray Basin rail network.

Enhanced No Jab No Play To Protect More Children

August 16, 2015

Legislation will be introduced into the Parliament this year, to require children to be to be fully vaccinated in order to attend childcare and kindergarten from 1 January 2016.

Have Your Say On Supporting Students With Special Needs

August 14, 2015

The Review – which started in July – is one of many significant commitments outlined in the Andrews Labor Government’s comprehensive Special Needs Plan for Victorian Schools.