Archives: December 2017

Outstanding Victorian Aboriginal Leaders Honoured

December 22, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the achievements of nine Aboriginal leaders who have made a profound contribution to their local communities and to Victoria.

Calling For Big Ideas To Improve Life At Work

December 19, 2017

Organisations that can make a difference to the mental health of Victorian workers are encouraged to apply for grants as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s new WorkSafe, WorkWell initiative.

Bertocchi Expansion To Create More Than 700 Local Jobs

December 18, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major expansion of Bertocchi Smallgoods that will create more than 700 new jobs in Victoria.

Victorian Mums And Bubs Healthier And Safer

December 15, 2017

The Victoria’s Mothers, Babies and Children report by the Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity, shows that Victoria is closing the gap on the rate of stillbirths and early infant deaths for children of Aboriginal women, with results almost the same as non-Aboriginal mothers.

Victoria’s Economy Powering Ahead

December 15, 2017

The Victorian economy is strong and growing, as confirmed in the 2017-18 Victorian Budget Update released today.

Boosting Jobs And Manufacturing In Geelong

December 15, 2017

Three Geelong businesses have been able to transform their operations, buy new equipment, employ extra staff and retain their current workforce thanks to $2.3 million from the Andrews Labor Government.

Getting It Done: Millions Of Dollars For Victoria’s Libraries

December 14, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is backing local libraries, with another $4.5 million in grants to help them flourish.

Almost 320,000 New Victorian Jobs In Three Years

December 14, 2017

Victoria’s tremendous jobs growth shows no sign of slowing with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirming today that nearly 320,000 jobs have been created since the Andrews Labor Government was elected.

New Commissioner To Advance Journey To Treaty

December 13, 2017

Victoria has taken another historic step towards treaty with the appointment Jill Gallagher as the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner.

West Gate Tunnel Contracts Signed, Construction Starts In Weeks

December 12, 2017

Construction of the West Gate Tunnel will begin next month, with the Andrews Labor Government today signing contracts to build the vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge.

Reconnecting People With Training And Jobs

December 7, 2017

Early school leavers and the long-term unemployed living in Melbourne’s west will have more access to the training and support they need to get a job thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Making Victoria’s Legal System Fairer

December 6, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is making access to legal services fairer with a $8.9 million boost for Victorian community legal centres.

Helping Diverse Communities Tackle Family Violence

December 5, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is helping culturally diverse Victorians escape family violence with $10.5 million for a range of community-led prevention programs and specialist support services.