Category: Premier

Sweeping Reforms To Crack Down On Youth Crime

There will be longer detention periods, more intensive control programs, and a new offence targeting adults who use kids to commit crime under sweeping reforms to the youth justice system being undertaken by the Andrews Labor Government. Measures announced today by Premier Daniel Andrews, Attorney-General Martin Pakula, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos and […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release, Minister for Families and Children, Minister for Police, Ministers, Premier

Record Frontline Police Boost To Keep Victorians Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria Police with the largest single investment in the history of the force – funding thousands of new police to fight crime. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and Police Association Secretary Ron Iddles at the Victoria Police Centre to sign […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Jobs Boost Puts People First In The South East

A family-owned manufacturer in Melbourne’s South East will create 12 full-time jobs, increase its production and reach global markets thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government which puts people first. Visiting Kez’s Kitchen in Noble Park, Premier and Member for Mulgrave Daniel Andrews announced a $300,000 boost for the company to invest $1.5 million […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Transforming Ballarat’s Historic Station Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government’s redevelopment of the Ballarat Station Precinct is on track with the Pellicano Group set to deliver regional Victoria’s newest conference centre and hotel facility. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford, Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard to announce the winning team […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

Removing Crossings, Saving Lives And Putting People First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting people first and removing dangerous level crossings across Melbourne, including at Main Road in St Albans where 16 people have tragically lost their lives. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined local Member Natalie Suleyman and local resident Dianne Dejanovic to mark the reopening of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Premier

450 New Paramedics On The Road To Put People First

Hundreds more paramedics will be employed as part of a new Andrews Labor Government $500 million plan to improve ambulance response times. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today announced the record funding – the biggest ever investment in ambulance services – to employ 450 more paramedics, put more new ambulances […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Premier

State Of The Art Plumbing Centre Opens In Geelong

Premier Daniel Andrews today joined local member Christine Couzens, apprentices and the plumbing industry to officially open Geelong’s new state of the art Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC). The centre offers highly specialised trade and post-trade training for workers in the plumbing industry, ensuring workers have the skills needed to deliver the next generation […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

New Family Violence Hubs To Keep Women Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with delivering Support and Safety Hubs where victim survivors of family violence can access the help they need to stay safe. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined family violence practitioners in Geelong to announce the first Hubs will be launched in the Barwon, Bayside Peninsula, Inner Gippsland, Mallee and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

10 Year Plan To End Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver landmark reforms to protect women and children, with the release of a 10 Year Plan to end family violence. Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan for Change details how the Labor Government will deliver the 227 recommendations made by Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence and build a new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Minister for Women, Ministers, Premier

Putting People First With Free Glasses In Schools

More than 30,000 primary students will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian first. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino today launched Glasses for Kids at Melbourne University’s optometry school and gave two students from Carlton Primary School their first pair of glasses. More than 30,000 Prep to […]

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