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Cracking Down On Unscrupulous IVF Providers

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on unscrupulous IVF providers who prey on Victorians accessing IVF and peddle false hope about their chances of starting a family. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the Health Complaints Commissioner has been asked to launch an inquiry into dodgy, dangerous and unethical […]

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Highton Child And Family Centre Opens Doors To Local Kids

Geelong families will have access to more kinder places and Maternal and Child Health services, as the new Highton Child and Family Centre officially opens its doors thanks to the historic investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman, educators, child health professionals and local families today […]

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150 New Nurses And Midwives For New Joan Kirner Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital will become home to an extra 150 nurses and midwives when it opens its doors to patients in May. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos joined nurses and midwives to inspect the finishing touches on the $200 million cutting-edge hospital, which […]

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Airport Rail Link Closer To Takeoff As Joint Agreement Signed

Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is set to become a reality, with the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments formally signing off on the project. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the signing of the Heads of Agreement today, which sets out the strategic objectives, governance arrangements and information sharing processes for the […]

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We Want You: Victorians To Dig The Metro Tunnel

The search is on for drivers to operate the massive tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig the Metro Tunnel. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced the recruitment drive at the site of the future North Melbourne station today, where the first of four tunnel boring machines is already in […]

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Ensuring Every Worker Makes It Home Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promise to make workplace manslaughter a criminal offence, with work kicking off on the development of the tough new laws. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy today met families whose loved ones died at work in the Delacombe trench collapse in 2018, and […]

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Major Ballarat Line Station Upgrades On Track

Ballarat line passengers will soon have better train stations and services with the half-a-billion-dollar transformation of the line well underway. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Ballan Station to inspect progress on the station upgrade, being delivered as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade (BLU). Structures are now in […]

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Melbourne’s New Tunnel Hits Another Milestone

Major works will soon start on the Metro Tunnel entrance of the South Yarra end of Australia’s biggest transport project, as part of an autumn construction blitz. Metro Tunnel construction teams will be working around the clock to unearth the tunnel entrance which will untangle the City Loop to run more trains more often across […]

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Experts To Lead The Mental Health Royal Commission

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed respected public policy expert Penny Armytage as the Chair of the Royal Commission into Mental Health and released its terms of reference. Ms Armytage will be joined by Associate Professor Alex Cockram, Professor Allan Fels AO and Professor Bernadette McSherry as the Commissioners who will lead the landmark inquiry. […]

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Work Underway On New Clyde North East Primary School

Families in Melbourne’s growing south eastern suburbs are a step closer to having a new local primary school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today joined happy students, teachers and workers to mark the start of construction at site of the new $20.8 million Clyde North […]

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