Archives for April, 2022

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Be Smart And Stay Safe On Our Roads This Easter

The message to motorists this Easter long weekend is clear – drive safely, plan ahead, take regular breaks and get everyone home safely. As part of Operation Compass, Victoria Police will be out in force to ensure there’s nobody behind the wheel putting other road..

Nominations To Honour Remarkable Women Now Open

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Victorians to nominate important women in their lives as part of the 2022 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Minister for Women Gabrielle Williams opened nominations for the program, which recognises women who make significant and lasting contributions to the..


Commuters in Melbourne’s north-west will now find it easier to park, catch the train and travel – thanks to 95 new car parking spaces and safety upgrades near Watergardens Station. The new parking spaces have been built on Sydenham Road, as part of the Andrews..

Free Rapid Antigen Tests For Victorians With Disability

The Andrews Labor Government will provide free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to eligible people with disability, supporting some of the most vulnerable of our community to be protected and live safely. The Labor Government will make two million RATs available to all NDIS participants and..

Supporting Families With Free RATs At School

The Victorian Government will continue to provide free rapid test kits to families through schools and early childhood settings for the start of term 2, with further deliveries rolling out this week. While Victoria’s surveillance testing system remains voluntary, we want parents to be confident..

Landmark Reforms To Support Victims Of Crime

New laws introduced into Parliament today will radically transform the process for providing financial assistance to victims of crime, making it easier for people to get the critical help they need to recover from acts of violence. The Victims of Crime (Financial Assistance Scheme) Bill..

One-Stop Mental Health Hubs For Children And Families

Victorian families will soon have access to a one-stop shop for mental health support for infants, children and the whole family – with a new network of Health and Wellbeing hubs to support the mental health of young Victorians. The three new hubs will deliver..

COVID Catch-Up Plan To Deliver For Patients

A record number of Victorians will receive elective surgery as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s COVID Catch-Up Plan – designed to exceed pre-pandemic levels by 25 per cent and get more Victorians the care they need, when they need it. We know COVID-19 has..

Working Together To Create Safer Neighbourhoods

Victoria Police are going ‘back to basics’ as part of a new grassroots approach to tackle local crime and support safety working with the communities they serve. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Chief Commisioner of Police Shane Patton today to announce the new neighbourhood..

Putting Young Lives Back On The Right Track

The Andrews Labor Government’s transformation of the youth justice system is giving more young people the best chance to live a rewarding life – with the latest statistics showing Victoria has the lowest rate of young people in supervision in the country. The Youth Justice..