Archives: October 2018

Victoria – The Best Economy In The Nation

October 29, 2018

Victoria has the best performing economy in Australia, boosting businesses and creating jobs in every corner of the state.

Backing Female Footy Players In Williamstown

October 25, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Victorian Football League (VFL) and female participation in sport, by providing $1.5 million to upgrade the home of the Williamstown Football Club.

More Investment And Jobs The Target In Western Victoria

October 22, 2018

Two centuries of gold mining in western Victoria is set to continue, with six companies investing in the search for copper, gold and other metals in the region, bringing jobs and a boost to local communities.

Expanding Mandatory Reporting To Better Protect Kids

October 22, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring the safety and protection of children comes first by expanding the list of mandatory reporters.

Helping Vulnerable Households Save On Energy Bills

October 21, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is connecting Victoria’s most vulnerable households with energy brokerage services, helping them to save up to $600 per annum.

Backing Victoria’s Space Industry

October 20, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the next generation of space entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions and technology for the space industry.

Delivering The First Stage Of A New Melton Hospital

October 19, 2018

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will start planning for a new Melton Hospital to give locals a 24-hour public hospital close to home.

Liberals’ Plan To Cut Family Violence Services

October 18, 2018

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have today confirmed they will cut funding to family violence services if they win the next election, putting women and children at risk.

A Real Plan For Fast Regional Rail And Metro Rail For The West

October 16, 2018

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will overhaul our rail network to deliver fast rail to the regions and more metro services to our growing suburbs.

Giving Sons And Daughters Of The West A Big Boost

October 16, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is giving a big boost to a flagship program helping more local men and women enjoy the benefits of healthy and active living and tackle issues like mental health.

Stopping Family Violence Before It Starts In Macedon

October 16, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local government programs that are working to prevent family violence in Macedon.

Women Doing More Than Half The Work For Free

October 13, 2018

Victorian women are doing most of the state’s unpaid work, at a cost of more than $205 billion, new data has revealed.

Young Women Leaders Pave The Way In Victoria

October 12, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is backing young Victorian women to reach their leadership potential.

Over 100 Victorian Aboriginal Leaders Now Honoured

October 11, 2018

Nine inspiring Aboriginal leaders have been inducted into the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll at a ceremony last night in Melbourne.

Wurundjeri Given Full Control Of Galeena Beek Properties

October 9, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government has given full control of three properties in Healesville to the Traditional Owners, the Wurundjeri.

Victoria Launches A New Framework For Closing The Gap

October 9, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new framework to help close the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians.

Morwell Makes Room For ‘Her Place’

October 5, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the lives of ten Victorian women with a new exhibition in Morwell.

Respect Victoria Becomes Independent Prevention Authority

October 4, 2018

Resources to stop family violence were strengthened today with the official establishment of Respect Victoria as an independent statutory authority.