Category: Media Release

Successful Community Safety Fund Recipients Announced

Over 63 new crime prevention initiatives will be rolled out across Victoria, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government’s Community Safety Fund. The Labor Government is investing over $700,000 from the fund across 45 not-for-profit groups and 16 local councils, with the Hindmarsh Shire and Brimbank City councils each receiving grants for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Crime Prevention

Honouring A Victorian Trailblazer For Women And Girls

An inspirational trailblazer who holds a special place in Australia’s history books will be honoured by a new               memorial at the Castlemaine General Cemetery. Minister for Women Gabrielle Williams today joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards at the Cemetery to unveil the memorial honouring Frances “Fanny” Finch. Fanny Finch became one of the first […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Record Survival Rates For Cardiac Arrest

Paramedics are arriving at cardiac arrests faster than ever before, with a record number of Victorian patients surviving, thanks to our world-class paramedics and unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today joined paramedics to release the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry report, which shows state-wide ambulance response times […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Shortlist Revealed For Treasury Square Development

After unprecedented interest from Australian and international companies, the Andrews Labor Government has shortlisted four groups for the development of the Treasury Square site in Melbourne’s CBD. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today announced the shortlist for the site, which sits on the southern side of Flinders Street next to the rail corridor – […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Consultation Kicks Off On Design Of New Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is giving families a say in the design of eight schools set to open in some of state’s fastest-growing communities in 2022. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened community consultation to gain insights that will inform the design of: Bridge Road (Melton) Primary School Gisborne South Primary School Grasslands Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

State Memorial Service For John Cain

A State Memorial Service for former Victorian Premier John Cain will be held on Monday 3 February at 11am at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. Family, friends and associates are invited to attend, as we reflect on John’s life and many contributions to our state. Members of the public are also encouraged to attend, with doors […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Easing Rego Pressure For Millions Of Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government has eased the pressure that paying vehicle registration can put on Victorians, with 1.8 million Victorian vehicles paid through short-term registration over the last year. Short term registration allows vehicle owners – whether it’s a car, ute, van or motorbike – to pay less upfront and spread the cost of renewing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Victoria Acts To Take Deadly Airbags Off Our Roads

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to ensure motorists replace their dangerous Takata alpha airbags to keep themselves and their families safe. VicRoads is contacting vehicle owners and urging them to have their airbags replaced – informing them that registration sanctions may be applied if the airbags are not replaced. Since the ACCC ordered […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

Gain, Set, Match: Australian Open 2020 A Winner For Victoria

Tens of thousands of tennis fans will pour through the gates of Melbourne Park today as Victoria celebrates the start of the Australian Open – one of the most anticipated two weeks in world sport. The Open will be contested by the cream of the tennis world headed by Australian world number one Ash Barty […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

Jobs Bank Now Open For Victoria’s Biggest Road Project

The Andrews Labor Government will create thousands of jobs and opportunities for small, local businesses, with registrations now open to help build the North East Link More than 10,000 jobs and millions of dollars of contracts will be up for grabs, as part of the $15.8 billion project that will carry up to 135,000 vehicles […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure