Media Releases

Helping Communities Fight Ice

September 11, 2018

Fourteen community groups across Melbourne and regional Victoria will receive funding to help tackle the devastating effects of ice use and addiction in their areas.

Workers Win Right To Portable Long Service Benefits

September 5, 2018

Workers in community services, security and contract cleaning now have access to portable long service benefits for the first time, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Equal Pay Day Boost For Working Parents

August 31, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is building stronger career pathways and helping working parents in the public service achieve a better work life balance.

Promoting Respect And Equality In Media Reporting

August 30, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with Our Watch to improve media reporting on family violence and violence against women as part of its work to change harmful and sexist attitudes.

After-Hours Outreach Program To Support Youths

August 29, 2018

Youth workers and police officers will target and prevent youth offending in Melbourne’s north-west and south as part of a 12-month pilot program funded by the Andrews Labor Government.

Prevention Of Family Violence Bill Passes Upper House

August 24, 2018

Victoria has enshrined the prevention of family violence in law, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Respect Women: Call It Out Campaign Returns

August 23, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up its bystander campaign to call out the attitudes and behaviours that lead to family violence.

Australia’s First Gender Equality Bill: Have Your Say

August 21, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is enshrining gender equality in law for the first time in Australian history.

Preventing Family Violence In Melbourne’s Outer East

August 16, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local government programs that are working to prevent family violence in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Supporting Stolen Generation Survivors To Heal

August 14, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is helping survivors of the Stolen Generation and their families reconnect and heal from the trauma of the past.

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