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New Wheelers Hill Home For Seriously Injured Victorians

Six Victorians who have been seriously injured in transport accidents now have the freedom to live independently following the completion of a new housing development in Wheelers Hill. Minister for Finance Robin Scott today visited the six new two-bedroom units and central support hub, built as part of the Transport Accident Commission’s (TAC) Residential Independence […]

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Quad Bike Rebates Extended To Boost Safety And Save Lives

The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorian farmers to take advantage of a 12-month extension to the rebate scheme to fit rollover protection on quad bikes, or substitute their bike for a safer alternative. Eligible quad bike owners now have until 30 September next year to take part in the $6 million scheme, which provides […]

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TAC Changes To Benefit More Cyclists And Road Users

Cyclists injured in accidents with stationary vehicles will now be able to access Transport Accident Commission (TAC) benefits following Andrews Labor Government reforms passed by Victorian Parliament last night. Previously, cyclists were entitled to receive TAC support if they hit a moving vehicle, a car door or a stationary vehicle on the way to or […]

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New CEO For Accident Compensation Conciliation Service

Ms Agata Jarbin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer and Senior Conciliation Officer of the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS). ACCS is a key part of the Victorian workers compensation scheme, which provides conciliation services at no cost to injured workers to assist parties to resolve disputes. Ms Jarbin brings outstanding credentials […]

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Government Funding Boost For Workplace Mental Health

Five organisations looking to make a difference to the mental health of Victorian workers have received funding to develop programs as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s WorkSafe, WorkWell initiative. Grants totalling more than $3.3 million will go towards programs that address the mental health and wellbeing of shift workers, call centre employees, arts and […]

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TAC Puts Victorian Road Safety Experts On The World Stage

The Transport Accident Commission is taking its world-renowned road safety expertise and social insurance model to the world stage, with the establishment of TAC International. Minister for Finance Robin Scott today joined TAC CEO Joe Calafiore to officially launch TAC International, which has been developed with a $500,000 commitment to the TAC by the Andrews […]

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Worksafe’s New Headquarters Officially Open

The three WorkSafe signs on top of 1 Malop St were turned on today, officially opening the new WorkSafe headquarters in Geelong. The opening was attended by more than 250 people and marks the completion of the WorkSafe relocation project, which included the construction of Geelong’s tallest commercial building and transferred more than 700 jobs […]

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Better Value For State Trustees’ Clients

More Victorians will have access to State Trustees’ legal and financial services, with the organisation today announcing a range of price reductions across different products. The new fee reduction will apply to all current and future clients of Powers of Attorney and Personal Financial Administration services, and all new beneficiaries of Deceased Estates from 1 […]

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Delivering Safer Outcomes For Mothers And Babies

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out a $16 million state-wide initiative to improve maternal care and outcomes for Victorian mothers and babies. Minister for Finance Robin Scott, Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny visited Frankston Hospital today to announce the Incentivising Better Patient Safety program, which gives public hospitals […]

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New Units Giving Seriously Injured Victorians Independence

A new $2.1 million housing development in Glenroy will help three Victorians get back to living independently after being seriously injured on the roads. Minister for Finance Robin Scott today visited the construction site of the three new one-bedroom units in Glenroy as part of the Transport Accident Commission’s Residential Independence Pty Ltd (RIPL) program. […]

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