As part of its policy of self-determination the Andrews Labor Government is piloting a program that will ensure Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations (ACCOs) have full control of their assets and have the autonomy to grow and plan for the future. This pilot is the first step in a program to remove first mortgages held by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs for 30 Aboriginal organisations.
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The Andrews Labor Government is calling for an increase to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to support low paid workers in our community.
Businesses in Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo will have better access to research expertise to grow jobs, create investment opportunities and boost productivity thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is empowering Victoria’s vulnerable youth by providing them with intensive and coordinated support, engagement in education and training and greater pathways to employment.
Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins has today launched a new mentoring program designed to encourage more women to seek election and provide support to women in local government.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced a suite of major economic initiatives to support Aboriginal Victorians, including Government procurement targets, employment agreements and Tharamba Bugheen: Victorian Aboriginal Business Strategy 2017-2021
Aboriginal community consultation workshops have begun across the state as Victoria continues to take steps towards treaty.
Liberty Sanger, a Principal and Board member at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, will chair the Equal Workplaces Advisory Council which is charged with promoting gender equality across the public and private sector.
Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins has unveiled the make-up of her third Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel.
The Victorian Liberal Party has today confirmed that they support the Turnbull Government’s massive cuts to Sunday and public holiday penalty rates.