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Thousands Of Jobs On The Metro Tunnel With More To Come

Almost 2,000 jobs for Victorians have already been created by the Metro Tunnel, and there are more to come with new people starting every week as work to take the project underground ramps up. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at A’Beckett Street […]

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Laws To Be Fixed So Jail Means Jail For Emergency Worker Attacks

Anyone who attacks and injures an emergency worker will receive a custodial sentence, with the Andrews Labor Government to toughen statutory minimum prison sentencing laws and further limit the use of community corrections orders. Following recent sentences, it has become clear that the statutory minimum prison sentencing laws put in place by the previous Liberal […]

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Protecting Our Emergency Workers: Joint Statement

The Andrews Labor Government has given The Police Association Victoria and the Ambulance Employees Australia Victoria assurances that anyone who attacks and injures an emergency worker will receive a custodial sentence. Premier Daniel Andrews today met with representatives from The Police Association Victoria and Ambulance Employees Australia Victoria, on behalf of the Emergency Services Federation, […]

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Latrobe Valley GovHub Another Step Closer

More jobs are on their way to the Latrobe Valley with the Andrews Labor Government having completed the Expression of Interest process to appoint a developer and site for the Latrobe Valley GovHub. The Labor Government has today appointed Castlerock Property to deliver the Latrobe Valley GovHub at 65 Church Street Morwell – one of […]

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More Jobs And More Investment For The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with creating hundreds of new jobs and securing tens of millions of dollars in private sector investment to grow the Latrobe Valley’s economy for today and the future. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Latrobe Valley Bus Lines at their Traralgon workshop to meet with workers who have gained […]

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Start Spreading The News – Melbourne To Host The Best Of New York City

Melbourne is set to take a bite out of the Big Apple this winter, with a city-wide festival to celebrate the strong cultural connections between New York City and the Victorian capital. A feature of the National Gallery of Victoria’s world-premiere exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, the MEL&NYC festival […]

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New TAFE Pathway To Work On The West Gate Tunnel

Victoria University Polytechnic will train hundreds of workers in the skills they need to take up jobs on the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel under a new TAFE partnership announced today. Under the new partnership, the TAFE division of Victoria University will offer civil construction Certificate II, III and IV courses to meet the […]

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Designs Unveiled For Australia’s First Heart Hospital

Victorians are one step closer to getting Australia’s first specialist, stand-alone heart hospital with a builder appointed and the first designs of the landmark hospital unveiled, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today visited Monash Medical Centre to reveal new artist impressions of the world-class $543 […]

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New Mental Health Hubs To Treat Geelong Patients Sooner

People in Geelong needing urgent mental health treatment will now get the immediate, specialist care they need, thanks to a major investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens and specialist staff at University Hospital Geelong – one of six sites across the state set to be […]

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Time For Talk On Convention Centre Is Over

The Andrews Labor Government is ready and waiting to get started on the Geelong Convention Centre, as part of a City Deal for Geelong and the Shipwreck Coast. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens at Deakin University – next to the proposed site for the Convention Centre – to make clear […]

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