Category: Special Minister of State

Frankston’s Orange Door Service At Risk From Liberal Cuts

Four of Victoria’s new Support and Safety Hubs – the Orange Door – are now open, as the Andrews Labor Government works to protect women and children from violence and deliver every recommendation of the landmark Royal Commission into Family Violence. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings today joined workers in Frankston at the new […]

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Gippsland’s Orange Door Service At Risk From Liberal Cuts

The next of Victoria’s new Support and Safety Hubs – the Orange Door – will soon be open, as the Andrews Labor Government works to protect women and children from violence and deliver every recommendation of the landmark Royal Commission into Family Violence. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings today got a first look at […]

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Local History Grants Program Now Open

Community organisations can now apply for a share of $350,000 to support projects that seek to preserve and share local history for the benefit of all Victorians. The Local History Grants Program, managed by Public Record Office Victoria, is now accepting applications of up to $15,000. The program is about putting our dedicated community organisations […]

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The Maddest Place On Earth Receives Top History Award

A book about the history of mental health during the gold rush in Victoria has been awarded top prize at the Victorian Community History Awards today. Melbourne clinical psychologist and writer Jill Giese was awarded the Victorian Premier’s History Award for her book The Maddest Place on Earth in a ceremony at the Arts Centre […]

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The Orange Door Continues To Roll Out Across Victoria

The next tranche of Victoria’s new Support and Safety Hubs have been announced, as the Andrews Labor Government works to protect women and children from violence and give them better access to support. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings today joined sector partners in Ballarat to announce that The Orange Door will soon operate in […]

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MyVictoria Bringing Info To Victorians Fingertips

In an Australian first, Victorians will now have more local information at their fingertips through a new, easy to use interactive website that brings together data from across Government to save people time and effort. The new MyVictoria website, launched today by the Special Minister of State, Gavin Jennings, brings local information such as schools, […]

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New Board To Guide The Future Of Fishermans Bend

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to fix the development of Australia’s largest urban renewal precinct at Fishermans Bend after it was left in a shambolic mess by Matthew Guy and the former Liberal Government. The Labor Government today announced a dedicated Fishermans Bend Development Board to ensure the project remains on track and adheres […]

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Australia’s Most Transparent And Open Donation Regime Passes Victorian Parliament

Despite Matthew Guy’s efforts to put big corporations and developers ahead of hard-working Victorians, changes to enact Australia’s most open and transparent donations regime have cleared the Victorian Parliament. The Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018, which is now set to be law, will overhaul Victoria’s political donations regime by eliminating large donations and create our […]

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Big Corporations And Developers The Only Winners From Guy’s Donations Reform Failure

Liberal Leader Matthew Guy has once again put the interests of big corporations and developers first, with the Opposition to vote against the most open and transparent donations regime in the country. The Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 is set to overhaul Victoria’s political donations regime by eliminating large donations and usher in Australia’s most […]

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New Local History Projects Rewarded Across Victoria

Local history groups and other organisations are set to share in further grant funding from the Andrews Labor Government for community projects that preserve and share Victoria’s history for generations to come. Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings, has today announced that forty community groups will share in $350,000 worth of local history grants. This […]

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