Category: Media Release

Statement From The Premier

Today, an act of terror struck the heart of our city, in a place where past wounds have still not healed. Exact details of what occurred are being investigated. What we know is that in that moment, our city responded with courage and conviction. We saw it in our police, whose swift, brave and decisive […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Giving South Morang Students More Options For School

South Morang students will be able to complete their entire secondary education at the same school, with the Andrews Labor Government to expand The Lakes South Morang P-9 School. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the school would be expanded into a P-12 college. Students at the school currently transfer to one of the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Ministers

More Support For Terminally Ill Victorians

More people with a terminal illness will get the compassionate end of life care they need with a major funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government, following a major review into how palliative care is funded in Victoria. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced an expert panel had finished its comprehensive review into palliative […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Ministers

Glenroy Locals To Benefit From Permanent Open Space

Glenroy locals will have access to more open recreational space and recreation facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government has sold former transport land in Glenroy to Moreland City Council, securing its future as public open space for the community. The sale of 3.2 hectares of land at Outlook Drive, Glenroy will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Ministers

Planning For A Better St Kilda Junction

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with planning for a safer and more accessible St Kilda Junction, while we build the Metro Tunnel. St Kilda Junction is more than just a tram interchange – it is a vital gateway in Melbourne’s inner south, where major arterial and public transport routes merge. It was last […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Ministers

Local Jobs First Commissioner Putting Victorians First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian workers and businesses first with a new Commissioner who will advocate for Victorian businesses and workers, so they get a greater share of government projects. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced the appointment of Mr Don Matthews as the inaugural Local Jobs First Commissioner. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Diamond Creek Ambulance Branch Works Power Ahead

Diamond Creek’s new stand-alone ambulance branch is almost complete and will soon deliver even faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today inspected the $2.5 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch in Diamond Creek. The project is on track to be completed in November – more than six months early – […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Paramedics Moving To New Home Base In Mernda Soon

Mernda’s first ambulance branch is almost complete and will soon deliver even faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today inspected the $4.1 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch in Mernda that will meet rising demand from one of the nation’s fastest growing communities. The spacious and cutting edge new facility […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

New Greek Programs For Richmond Kids

More than 5,000 Victorian children will start learning a new language – including Greek – while at kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne today visited Alpha Children’s Centre in Richmond to meet staff and parents after the centre was selected to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Early Childhood Education

Golden Hour To Continue In Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has extended Mining Licences for two of Victoria’s most successful gold mines, supporting local jobs and reinforcing the positive future for Victoria’s mining industry. The two existing Licences at Fosterville and Stawell Gold Mines have been extended to 2035, providing certainty to the mine owners, investors, staff and local communities. Minister […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Resources