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Work Begins To Transform Melbourne’s Suburban Roads

Work is now underway on the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network to slash congestion and improve travel times. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today visited Dohertys Road in Laverton North to announce the start of work on the […]

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Helping Families Find The Best Care When Their Kids Are Sick

Parents will now be able to access information about the Royal Children’s Hospital emergency department in real time, to help them choose where to take their kids in an emergency. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today unveiled a new online portal that provides an up-to-date picture of likely wait times at […]

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Metro Tunnel To Cut Travel Times

Victorian train passengers on every metropolitan and regional train line will be able to enjoy reduced travel times with trips up to 50 minutes faster to and from new destinations at Domain and Parkville, thanks to the $11 billion Metro Tunnel. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan at Anzac Station […]

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New Vertical High School In Prahran On Track

Families in Melbourne’s inner south will soon have access to one of Victoria’s first government vertical schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino today toured the new Prahran High School construction site to see first-hand the building progress on the new school. Prahran High School will […]

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Once-In-A-Generation Transformation Of Arts Precinct

Melbourne will become home to Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery as part of a once-in-a-generation transformation of the arts precinct that will deliver new public space, better theatres and thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Arts Centre Melbourne to announce a major redevelopment of Melbourne’s […]

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Victoria’s Relationship With China Never Sleeps

A new partnership between a leading Victorian med-tech company and China that has the potential to generate US$100 million in trade has been signed thanks to the support of the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Hong Kong, Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the new deal between Victorian based neuro and sleep diagnostics company Compumedics and Chinese […]

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Building Victoria’s Massive Tunnel Boring Machines

Some of the largest tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in the world are on track to arrive in Melbourne on time in early 2019 to build the West Gate Tunnel and Metro Tunnel. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Herrenknecht‘s tunnel boring machine manufacturing site in Nansha, China, to see first-hand the massive machines being built before […]

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New Chinese Dragon To Be Awakened In Bendigo

A brand new Chinese dragon is heading to Bendigo’s iconic Easter Festival, replacing the beloved Sun Loong, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited renowned craftsman Master Hui’s workshop in Hong Kong to announce work on the new papercraft dragon, to be called Dai Gum Loong – ‘Big Golden […]

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China Visit Takes Relationship From Strength To Strength

Jobs and trade are on the agenda as Premier Daniel Andrews travels to Hong Kong this week, part of the Andrews Labor Government’s work to take Victoria’s relationship with China from strength to strength. The three day visit to China is the Premier’s fourth visit in four years, delivering on his promise to visit China […]

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Revolutionary App Helping Save Lives

An army of highly-trained Good Samaritans is being recruited to save lives when people in the community have a cardiac arrest, thanks to cutting-edge technology being rolled out by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy and a host of first responders to launch Ambulance Victoria’s GoodSAM app, […]

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