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Melbourne Bids For Global Gender Equality Conference

Melbourne has been shortlisted as one of three finalists to host the world’s largest gender equality conference in 2022. Minister for Women Gabrielle Williams today launched Australia’s bid to bring the Women Deliver conference to Victoria in front of influential gender equality advocates at Parliament House. The 2019 conference, which was opened by Canadian Prime […]

Preventing The Heartbreak Of Stillbirths

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the most significant effort in Victoria’s history to reduce preventable stillbirths and save lives. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today launched the Safer Baby Collaborative, which is a ground-breaking new program that sets an ambitious goal of reducing the rate of stillbirths in Victoria by 20 per cent by […]

Delivering World-Class Health Care For All Victorians

Victorians will have brighter smiles, better access to specialist appointments and world-class care in an emergency thanks to major investments in dental and health care across the state in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. Our kids deserve a healthy smile, but tooth decay remains one of the most common health problems. The Budget invests $321.9 million […]

More Help For New Mums And Dads

New Victorian parents will have better access to the support families need, with the Andrews Labor Government delivering on its election commitment to triple the number of Early Parenting Centres around the state. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today visited the Tweddle Child and Family Health Service – one of two […]

Building Begins On New Kinder Hub In Morwell

The Andrews Labor Government is creating more kindergarten places for Gippsland families with work beginning on a one-stop-shop for kinder, school and family services. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the sod on the $6.5 million integrated children’s centre, which will be co-located at Morwell Central Primary School. The new facility, to be built […]

Recognising Victoria’s Early Childhood Professionals

Victorians are being encouraged to recognise the outstanding work of early childhood professionals in improving the lives of young children by nominating an early childhood teacher or organisation for a Victorian Early Years Award. Acting Minister for Education Gayle Tierney today announced nominations for the awards are open, and encouraged families, early childhood professionals and […]

Highton Child And Family Centre Opens Doors To Local Kids

Geelong families will have access to more kinder places and Maternal and Child Health services, as the new Highton Child and Family Centre officially opens its doors thanks to the historic investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman, educators, child health professionals and local families today […]

First Steps For Victoria’s Free Baby Bundle

Free Baby Bundles for first-time parents being delivered by the Andrews Labor Government are a step closer – and Victorians are being urged to nominate their favourite children’s books. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced nominations were open for the public to have its say over which books by Victorian authors for children aged […]

Look Before You Lock: Don’t Forget Kids In Cars

Victorian parents are being warned to always look in the backseat before locking the car to avoid accidentally leaving children behind, as the weather heats up again this week. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the Andrews Labor Governments successful Look Before You Lock campaign will run again with warnings to prevent unintentional and […]

A Busy Summer For Phillip Island’s 24/7 Medical Service

The Andrews Labor Government’s free, 24-hour medical and nursing service on Phillip Island has already treated more than 1,600 locals and holidaymakers this summer. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today visited the minor injury and illness clinic at the Phillip Island Health Hub in Cowes, which opened on December 21. With thousands of tourists flocking […]