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Ready For School: Kinder For Every Three-Year-Old

In an Australian first, every Victorian child born under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will start kindergarten a year earlier, giving them the skills and experiences they need to be ready for school. Labor will invest almost $5 billion over the next decade to deliver a full 15 hours of three-year-old kinder, with the rollout […]

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Delivering Stage Two Of The Monash Freeway Upgrade

More relief is on the way for drivers in the south east, with the Andrews Labor Government getting early works underway on the second stage of the Monash Freeway Upgrade. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today to announce the start of early works in Narre Warren. The second stage of the […]

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Hundreds Of Local Projects, Chosen By Local Communities

Grassroots sports clubs, community gardens and homeless services are among more than 230 local organisations that will receive funding through the Andrews Labor Government Pick My Project initiative. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambroiso at Hansen Reserve in West Footscray, which will soon have a new bike park thanks to a […]

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Enshrining Public Holidays To Protect Your Penalty Rates

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will enshrine public holidays – Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Grand Final Friday – in law, helping to protect the penalty rates of thousands of Victorian workers. While these days are currently gazetted by the Andrews Labor Government as public holidays year after year, writing them into law will make […]

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Celebrating Our Sikh Community And Their Contributions

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will support our proud Sikh communities as they celebrate the 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith. Labor will back local celebrations, set to be held in the second half of 2019, with a dedicated $200,000 fund, with support available to Sikh organisations […]

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More Hospital And Aged Care Beds For Melbourne’s East

Families in Melbourne’s outer-east will be able to access better hospital and aged care services close to home with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive expansion of the Angliss Hospital at Ferntree Gully. Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled the $20 million new intensive care unit, second short-stay unit, refurbished paediatric area and […]

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Patterson River Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule

For the first time ever, Carrum and Bonbeach residents are now able to drive along Station Street without having to detour onto the Nepean Highway, something locals have been wanting for decades. The Patterson River bridge will transform the way locals move around Carrum. The new bridge has two lanes for local traffic open now, […]

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Labor Backs A Bigger And Better September Latin Festival

The September Latin Festival will be bigger and better than ever before, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver $160,000 in funding for the event. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today attended the first of the two-day festival to announce the funding boost. The extra support from a re-elected Labor […]

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Building A World Class Geelong Performing Arts Centre

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will deliver the final stage of the Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) redevelopment, creating local jobs, bringing top acts to Geelong and giving community groups a stage to shine. Geelong is a great place to live and more Victorians are moving to our state’s second largest city for good jobs […]

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Bringing The Best Sports And Entertainment To Geelong

Geelong is one of Australia’s great sporting cities and a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make sure locals can see the best international sports, concerts and events in their own backyard by completing the fifth and final stage of the Kardinia Park redevelopment. The $102 million project will increase the stadium capacity to 40,000 and […]

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