Archives: August 2017

Connecting Aboriginal Kinship To Community

August 30, 2017

Speaking at the Aboriginal Children’s Forum in Traralgon today, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced $1.1 million for Aboriginal community-controlled organisations to case manage 120 Aboriginal children living in kinship care.

Better Training To Identify And Support Family Violence Victims

August 25, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding training at Victorian public hospitals to help staff better identify and support patients experiencing family violence.

Government Takes Action To Protect Victorian Health

August 23, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government will make an urgent application to the Fair Work Commission to terminate industrial action being taken by the Health Services Union No 1 Branch (HWU) and Dorevitch Pathology.

Black Economy Exploitation Demands National Response

August 21, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is demanding the Turnbull Government take action now to stop the systematic exploitation of workers and implement a national labour hire scheme.

Statement From The Minister For Families And Children

August 15, 2017

The Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Andrew Jackomos, has advised the Government that he will not seek reappointment when his current term ends next year.

Making Long Service Leave Fairer And More Flexible

August 12, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is making long service leave fairer for women, families and those transitioning to retirement.

History Made As Victoria Takes Next Steps Toward Treaty

August 8, 2017

Taungurung Traditional Owner Mick Harding has become the first Aboriginal person in history to address the Victorian Cabinet.

Review To Assist Traditional Owner Groups

August 3, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is working to improve the process for Traditional Owner groups seeking to negotiate native title claims.