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More Help For New Mums And Dads

New Victorian parents will have better access to the support families need, with the Andrews Labor Government delivering on its election commitment to triple the number of Early Parenting Centres around the state. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today visited the Tweddle Child and Family Health Service – one of two […]

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Statement On Bob Hawke

More than any other, Bob Hawke was the people’s Prime Minister. Australians saw themselves in him, and he saw himself in us. The son of a school teacher and a minister, he grew up in the most ordinary of circumstance. And yet that boy from Bordertown would leave us with the most extraordinary legacy. In […]

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Work Gets Underway On The Suburban Rail Loop

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the detailed planning and investigations needed to deliver the Suburban Rail Loop with the stakeholder engagement process for the transformational project kicking off this week. The focus of the consultation will be on the first stage of the Suburban Rail Loop – the South East Section – […]

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A Real Partnership To Deliver The Suburban Rail Loop

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the announcement that a Federal Labor Government will partner with Victoria to build the Suburban Rail Loop. The Suburban Rail Loop is the biggest public transport project in Australian history – a new underground rail network circling Melbourne’s suburbs, to support what will become our nation’s biggest city. When […]

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Expanding Mental Health Support To Victorian Students

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out mental health professionals in Victorian government schools to give students the support they need and help reduce the number of young Victorians tragically taking their own life. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino visited Elwood College today to announce the first schools that will receive […]

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Federal Labor Shows Leadership On Victorian Infrastructure

The Andrews Labor Government welcomes the real infrastructure partnership being offered by Federal Labor, following it’s $2 billion commitment to Victoria’s biggest public transport project – the Metro Tunnel. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today joined Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten at the future Anzac Station, where the station roof […]

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Protecting Victorian Workers From Deadly Silica Dust

The Andrews Labor Government will launch an unprecedented compliance and enforcement blitz targeting over 300 high-risk workplaces – focusing on stonemasonry workshops to prevent the deadly lung disease silicosis. The comprehensive action plan, unveiled by Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy today, includes: A state-wide ban on uncontrolled dry cutting of […]

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Metro Tunnel’s Town Hall Station Taking Shape

  Construction of the new Town Hall Station is ramping up as Metro Tunnel works surge ahead in Melbourne’s CBD. Piling is underway within the Federation Square work site, which will strengthen the ground before excavation starts later in the year, creating one of the three entrances for Town Hall Station.  When piling works are […]

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Celebrating 40 Years Of Friendship With Jiangsu Province

Victoria and the Jiangsu Province of China are today celebrating 40 years of friendship thanks to a sister-state relationship that is delivering jobs, trade and strengthened cultural ties for both states. The Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, today joined the Governor of Jiangsu Province, Wu Zhenglong, in Nanjing at a ceremony to mark our oldest and […]

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Jobs And Trade: Strengthening Our China Relationship

Strengthening our relationship with China and boosting trade to create more jobs will be on the agenda as Premier Daniel Andrews kicks off a three-day trip to Beijing and the Jiangsu province. The visit to China is the Premier’s fifth in five years, delivering on his promise to visit China every year as Premier, and […]

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