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First Neonatal Intensive Care Unit In The West Opens Its Doors

First time parents and their babies will now have access to a crucial Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the western suburbs when they need it at the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today opened the cutting-edge NICU – the first of its kind in the […]

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Tatura’s First Ambulance Station Opens Its Doors

Tatura’s first ever ambulance station, proudly funded and built by the Andrews Labor Government, is now open. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos officially opened the Tatura Ambulance Station, which will give paramedics the safe and modern base they deserve. The new ambulance station features training space for paramedics, a four-bay […]

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More Surgery And Care At Bigger, Better Shepparton Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government’s major expansion of Shepparton Hospital has reached another milestone, meaning better care and more services is another step closer for local patients. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos visited the project today, marking the completion of the building’s external structure and the roof installation. The project has created […]

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Free Pads And Tampons To Help Girls Thrive At School

In an Australian first, the Andrews Labor Government is rolling out pads and tampons in every state school, free of charge, to reduce the stigma of periods, make school more inclusive for girls and young women and save families money. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Women and […]

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Paul Little Appointed Chair Of Australian Grand Prix Corp

Eminent Victorian business leader Paul Little has accepted the key appointment of chair of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced that Mr Little would succeed John Harnden, who will relinquish the Grand Prix role after becoming chief executive of the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust, on 16 September. Mr Little has […]

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Building A Bigger, Better Monash Emergency Department

The Andrews Labor Government is building a bigger, better emergency department at Monash Hospital to make sure more locals in Melbourne’s south-east get the world-class care they deserve, faster. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today marked construction on the $76.3 million project, which will create a new emergency department with a devoted […]

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Bridging The Divide Between City And Country Schools

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a huge funding boost that will double the internet speed of state schools across Victoria, better support country students and address the disparity between regional and metropolitan schools. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino visited Cowes Primary School today to announce an initial $82.8 million funding […]

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New Authority And Preferred Route For Suburban Rail Loop

The Andrews Labor Government has confirmed the preferred stage one route for the biggest transport project ever built in Victoria and a dedicated new authority to deliver it. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today to confirm the preferred alignment and station precinct locations from Cheltenham to Box Hill for the […]

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Helping Geelong’s Back To Back Make Its Big Screen Debut

Geelong creative powerhouse group Back to Back Theatre has its sights set on the big screen thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government, as work continues to gather pace on Geelong’s arts precinct. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Geelong to announce a $100,000 grant to help the award-winning Back to Back Theatre develop a […]

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Mildura Base Hospital: Back In Public Hands

The Andrews Labor Government will return the Mildura Base Hospital back to public hands – where it should always have been – ensuring that all funding goes into the care of patients and not for private profit. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today joined health professionals and community members in Mildura […]

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