Archives: September 2017

Supporting Traditional Owners To Reach Agreement

September 26, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian Traditional Owners build the state’s heritage protection scheme.

Sporting Capital Scores Matildas Double-Header

September 20, 2017

Our world-conquering Westfield Matildas are set to take on the might of China in a two-game international series exclusive to Victoria.

Sporting Capital Scores Matildas Double-Header

September 20, 2017

Our world-conquering Westfield Matildas are set to take on the might of China in a two-game international series exclusive to Victoria.

New Fines Scheme To Support Family Violence Victim Survivors

September 19, 2017

Victim survivors of family violence will no longer be unfairly liable for fines incurred by perpetrators, under a new scheme introduced into Parliament by the Andrews Labor Government today.

Stronger Relationships Between Police And Aboriginal Communities

September 15, 2017

Four new Aboriginal Community Liaison Officers funded by the Andrews Labor Government, have been recruited and have begun work further bridging the gap between Victoria Police and Aboriginal communities.

Strengthening The Victorian Aboriginal Community

September 15, 2017

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced $320,000 in funding for the Aborigines Advancement League at the second annual Ministerial Forum on Aboriginal Affairs in Thornbury to advance reconciliation and self-determination.

Sexual Assault Survivors To Receive Help At One-Stop Site

September 13, 2017

Survivors of sexual assault in the western suburbs will soon be able to report crimes to police, provide forensic samples, and receive support, counselling and child protection advice at the one site.

New Indigenous Art Initiative To Shine A Light On First Nations Art

September 12, 2017

A major biennial exhibition, new Indigenous arts fellowships and support for curatorial positions are at the heart of a ground-breaking six-year Indigenous arts initiative announced today.

Women Hold More Than Half The Seats On Water Boards

September 11, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government has achieved gender equality on water boards, with women now holding 50 per cent or more of seats on all water boards across the state.

Aboriginal Victorians To Design Representative Body

September 7, 2017

The Aboriginal Treaty Working Group today called for community members to be a part of the new Community Assembly, which provide recommendations to the working group as it designs the statewide body.

Record Numbers Of Women On Hospital Boards

September 5, 2017

More women than ever are sitting on hospital boards, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government push to ensure equality and diversity among Victoria’s healthcare leaders.