Media Releases

Historic Treaty Legislation Passes In Victoria

June 21, 2018

Australia’s first ever treaty legislation is now law with the Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill 2018 passing Victorian Parliament this evening.

Respect Victoria, Call It Out

June 19, 2018

Victoria’s first ever dedicated family violence prevention agency will be enshrined in law as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s efforts to end family violence.

Delivering For Victoria’s Vulnerable Workers

June 19, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government’s labour hire licensing scheme, which protects some of Victoria’s most vulnerable workers and cracks down on shonky operators, is now law.

Awards Recognise Young Aboriginal Achievers

June 15, 2018

The hard work and achievements of young Aboriginal people across Victoria have been recognised at this year’s Ricci Marks Awards.

More Bec The Builders, Not Just Bobs

June 7, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to directly boost the representation of women in the construction industry.

Victoria One Step Closer To Treaty And Reconciliation

June 7, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government’s historic Treaty legislation has passed the Legislative Assembly, bringing the state one step closer to a Treaty with Victoria’s first peoples.

More Aboriginal Victorians To Be Consulted On Treaty

June 6, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Aboriginal Elders and Traditional Owners to engage further on the state’s Treaty process.

Deadly Questions – You Ask, Aboriginal Victorians Answer

June 2, 2018

Victorians can now learn more about Aboriginal culture and history with the launch of the Deadly Questions campaign.

Minimum Wage Boost Welcomed In Victoria

June 1, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase the minimum wage and award minimum wages in their Annual Wage Review.

New Program To Support Aboriginal Women Leaders

May 31, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of Aboriginal women in leadership positions through a new development program.

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