Category: Ministers

Backing Victorian Industry To Boost Supply Of Ventilators

The Victorian Government is supporting local industry to produce ventilators to help equip our healthcare system as it deals with coronavirus, with a key international licensing agreement secured. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today announced that with the backing of a $500,000 government grant, local company Grey Innovation is well advanced in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade

Works Start In Mooroopna

Works have started on the Shepparton Education Plan with the first sod turned at the new Mooroopna Integrated Early Learning Centre. Regional Victorian builder AW Nicholson began work this week with the centre due to be up and running for the 2021 school year. The early learning centre has been made possible after the Andrews […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New Deputy Chief Magistrate Appointed

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Magistrate Susan Wakeling as a Deputy Chief Magistrate. Magistrate Wakeling was appointed as a Magistrate on 30 June 2000. She has a long and distinguished career culminating in her current role as Regional Coordinating Magistrate at Melbourne, having previously been the Regional Coordinating Magistrate at […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release

Helping People Get Back To Work, Working For Victoria

Almost 1,300 people who were looking for a job due to the coronavirus crisis are now working for Victoria thanks to the Victorian Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Jobs Martin Pakula today to announce the first raft of positions secured through the Working for Victoria Fund – with thousands more to benefit in […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Grants To Strengthen Our Livestock Biosecurity

The Victorian Government is continuing to strengthen animal health and biosecurity through grants for projects that prevent, monitor and control diseases in Victorian livestock. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today launched the Livestock Biosecurity Funds Grant Program, which will benefit Victoria’s cattle, sheep, goat, pig and honeybee industries. Grants are available for projects that provide […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Former Commissioner Appointed To Represent Victims

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed former Commissioner of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the Hon. Jennifer Coate AO as the new Chair of the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee. Minister for Victim Support Ben Carroll today announced the appointment of the Hon. Jennifer Coate AO and acknowledged her significant […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Victim Support

Statement From The Premier

I make no comment about today’s High Court decision. But I have a message for every single victim and survivor of child sex abuse: I see you. I hear you. I believe you.

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Victorian Students To Learn From Home, As VCE Timelines Revised

Most Victorian students will be educated from home when Term 2 starts next week to ensure the physical distancing will help slow the spread of coronavirus, with free internet access and laptops for those students who need it most. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for the Coordination of Education and Training – COVID-19, James Merlino […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Deploying PSOs To Where Victorians Need Them

The Victorian Government is increasing the range of ‘designated places’ where Protective Services Officers (PSOs) can exercise their powers so PSOs can be redeployed from the public transport network and into communities, boosting police resources in the fight to slow the spread of coronavirus. From Thursday, Operation Shielding will see police send 200 PSOs every […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

Architect Appointed For Sandringham Rebuild

Sandringham Primary School students are a step closer to returning to a rebuilt school, with an architect appointed to the exciting project. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the appointment of Peter Elliott Architecture to draw up plans to rebuild the school. A fire on 1 February caused significant damage to the school, in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education