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Helping Parents Keep Their Precious Cargo Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promise to provide Victorian families with free, expert child car seat fittings and safety checks to keep their little passengers safe. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced Kidsafe Victoria and Neighbourhood Houses Victoria will join forces to deliver the $4 million program promised by the Labor […]

Honouring Victoria’s World Class Public Healthcare

Victoria’s best and most innovative health services and programs have been honoured at the 15th annual Victorian Public Healthcare Awards held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos last night congratulated the 18 winners and paid tribute to the dedicated and hard-working professionals who make a difference to local communities […]

Getting Ready For Three-Year-Old Kinder

The biggest reform of early childhood education is ever closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading kinders and supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined kids, teachers, educators and staff at Charlton and District Kindergarten to announce a $9.2 million package […]

More Support For Shepparton Students And Families

Designs for a new early learning centre in Mooroopna have been unveiled as the Andrews Labor Government also made a series of other announcements to help families and students in Shepparton get the first-rate education and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Shepparton’s McGuire College to launch the designs of the […]

Celebrating Victorians Who Inspire Our Children

Early childhood leaders from across Victoria are being celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government for their exceptional work in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. The Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the contributions of individuals and organisations in improving the health, learning, development and wellbeing of young children. The […]

Boosting Early Childhood Facilities For Ouyen Families

Families in Ouyen will have access to the bigger and better first-rate early years facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Mallee Minors Childcare Centre Ouyen to officially open its $178,779 upgrade. The upgrade included an extension of the building to co-locate a […]

Celebrating Inspiring Early Childhood Work In Victoria

Early childhood educators and programs whose work improves the lives of children and their families across the state are being recognised and celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the 20 finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards. These finalists were nominated for their outstanding contributions to the […]

Supporting All Parents And Business When Bub Comes

The Andrews Labor Government is making things fairer for new parents and the businesses they work for, with some simple changes to payroll tax laws. From 1 July, the payroll tax exemption for wages paid to employees on maternity leave will be expanded to include all types of parental leave, including paternity leave. This will give […]

First Baby Bundles Delivered Early

The Andrews Labor Government’s free baby bundles for first-time parents are packed and ready to be delivered across Victoria in the coming weeks. The very first baby bundle came early today with the Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos making a special delivery to new parents welcoming their first baby at the Joan Kirner Women’s and […]

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 […]