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Four Preston Level Crossings To Go

Early works to remove four dangerous and congested level crossings, build two new stations and a two kilometre stretch of elevated rail in Preston will start next year. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today confirmed the Andrews Labor Government will build a two-kilometre rail bridge to remove level crossings at […]

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How Well Do You Know Fire? Get Ready Before It’s Too Late

A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville joined survivors of the 2009 […]

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Upgraded School Facilities At Dunolly Primary Unveiled

Students and teachers in and around Dunolly now have bigger, better school facilities thanks to a major investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Dunolly Primary School to open the school’s $161,000 refurbishment, which includes an upgraded first-aid room, safer entry zones, new porch paving, modern staff areas and a meeting […]

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New Sensory Activity Space For Moonambel Students

Students at Moonambel Primary now have the inclusive, safe and modern recreational facilities they need thanks to an investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited the school to officially open its new sensory play equipment and activity space, which was made possible thanks to $66,000 from Labor Government’s Inclusive Schools Fund. […]

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Getting Ready For Three-Year-Old Kinder

The biggest reform of early childhood education is ever closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading kinders and supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined kids, teachers, educators and staff at Charlton and District Kindergarten to announce a $9.2 million package […]

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Securing The Future For Forestry Industry Workers

The Andrews Labor Government has today acted to ensure a long-term and sustainable future for Victoria’s forestry industry – and for the Victorian workers who rely on it. As Australian Paper moves away from using native timber in its paper production and with a reduction in available native timber resources due to fire and wildlife […]

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New Facilities For Woodmans Hill Secondary Unveiled

Students across Ballarat’s north-eastern suburbs now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities, thanks to investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison at Woodmans Hill Secondary College today to inspect the new VCE centre, performing arts spaces, food technology spaces and […]

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Growing Our Regional Health Services

More regional Victorians will be able to get the world-class care they need closer to home with grants now open for the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Regional Health Infrastructure Fund (RHIF). Premier Daniel Andrews officially launched the latest round of the RHIF today – made possible by a $100 million boost […]

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Meg Starts Tunnelling To Deliver More Trains More Often

The Metro Tunnel Project’s second tunnel boring machine (TBM) Meg has started tunnelling after months of assembly and commissioning. Named after Australian women’s cricket captain Meg Lanning, the TBM has progressed approximately 50 metres towards the tunnel entrance in Kensington, installing more than 20 rings that form the walls of the tunnel. The project’s first […]

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Honouring Aiia Maasarwe

The Andrews Labor Government and La Trobe University will honour the memory of Aiia Maasarwe with a scholarship designed to support students encountering financial hardship. Premier Daniel Andrews announced the establishment of the ‘Aiia Maasarwe Memorial Scholarship’ in perpetuity for local or international students experiencing financial hardship, which is consistent with the wishes of Aiia’s […]

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