Archives for May, 2022

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Students at Taylors Lakes Primary School will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with works under way at the school. Member for Sydenham today announced Interface Construction had been appointed to build the $7.526 million upgrade at Taylors Lakes Primary..

Have Your Say On Cash For Trash Plan

28th May 2022 The Andrews Labor Government is cutting waste and putting money back in the communities’ pocket with the introduction of a container deposit scheme. Minister for Energy, the Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today encouraged Victorians to have their say on the..

Code Breakers Pave The Way For More Women In Tech

28th May 2022 The Andrews Labor Government is supporting gender diversity in key digital technology jobs, encouraging the continued growth of career opportunities for women. An essential part of any digital service is the coding that sits beneath it – and social enterprise Code Like..

Free Public WiFi To Continue In Melbourne’s CBD

Free WiFi will continue to be available in the CBD for Melbournians and tourists alike with the Andrews Labor Government extending the service. Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy Jaala Pulford today announced the free public WiFi throughout Melbourne’s CBD will continue..

The Dangerous Chemicals Hiding In Your Home

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting the community and the environment by helping Victorians to safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced an additional $4 million funding for the Detox Your Home program, as part..

Supporting More Victorians To Turn Their Lives Around

More Victorians will be given the chance to break the cycle of drug and alcohol dependency and reoffending thanks to the expansion of the Labor Government’s innovative and successful drug court program. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes officially launched the County Court’s Drug and Alcohol Treatment Court..

Landmark Reforms Pass To Support Victims Of Crime

26th May 2022 New laws to radically transform the process for providing financial assistance to victims of crime and make it easier for people to get the critical help they need to recover from acts of violence have today passed the Victorian Parliament. The change..

Australian First Trial Improving Bus Accessibility

27th May 2022 Bus passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility devices will have a safer, more accessible journey with the Andrews Labor Government’s roll-out of wheelchair restraints across a select number of metropolitan bus services. The wheelchair containment systems are part a $157.8 million package..

A New Partnership To Support Students With Disability

26th May 2022 The Andrews Labor Government is making sure Victorian students with disability are better supported by their teachers and peers through a new partnership with Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott AO and Get Skilled Access. The new partnership will design and deliver..

Lines Open For Royal Commission Veteran Support Service

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring that families and carers of Victorian veterans have the support they need during the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane today launched Victorian Veteran Family Services (VVFS) – a new program run by..

Supporting Victorians To Give Volunteering A Go

25th May 2022 The Andrews Labor Government is supporting more Victorians to help others and volunteer for the causes they care about most. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Anthony Carbines announced the launch of a new volunteering strategy, backed by an investment of $1.3..

New Jobs For Social Housing Sector

25th May 2022 A new employment initiative will create 200 jobs to service the state’s growing social housing sector, thanks to a partnership between Jobs Victoria and Homes Victoria. Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford today announced the Andrews Labor Government’s $3 million Social Housing Employment..

Safer Workplaces For The Timber Industry

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians are safe at work, with protestors engaging in dangerous activity to face stronger penalties when putting the safety and wellbeing of forestry workers at risk. Introduced to Parliament today, the Sustainable Forests Timber Amendment (Timber Harvesting Safety..

Delivering Stronger Powers To Regulate Gambling

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to ensure the state upholds the highest possible standard of gambling regulation, with legislation to implement further recommendations from the Crown Royal Commission introduced to Parliament today. The legislation will see casino inspectors be given greater access to surveillance..

Businesses To Cut Costs And Emissions With Electric Fleets

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian businesses include Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs) in their fleets, driving down emissions and pollution and cutting operating costs for businesses. All Victorian businesses can now apply for a share of $1.5 million in grants to install Electric Vehicle..

Supporting Apprentices From Classroom To Workplace

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting a TAFE apprenticeship program that gives Victorian apprentices the support they need to navigate the journey from classroom to workplace – and employers the confidence that graduates are job-ready. The Labor Government has invested $12 million through the Victorian..

Helping High-Ability Students Strive For Success

More high-ability students at every government school in Victoria will have support to excel at school and reach their full potential, with more funding for the Andrews Labor Government’s Student Excellence Program. The Victorian Budget 2022/23 invests an extra $37 million to make sure high-achieving..

More Teachers For Victorian Kindergartens

Early childhood workers will be supported to upskill and become kindergarten teachers, thanks to an innovative new partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and the Front Project. Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt today launched the new Upskill Program in partnership with the Front Project,..