Topic: Budget 2017/18

A Further Boost For Workers And Industries In Transition

Victorian workers, manufacturers and industries in transition will receive more support to create jobs and secure a brighter future thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Nissan Casting Australia in Dandenong South today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams spoke to workers about a $15 million cash boost […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy

Building the education state

Categories: Deputy Premier, Minister for Education, Video

Better care for Victorians

Categories: Minister for Ambulance Services, Minister for Health, Video

The New Era Of Social Enterprise In Victoria

More funding for Victoria’s nation-leading social enterprise sector will help jobseekers of all backgrounds get the employment opportunities they deserve. Visiting the YMCA Bridge Project today, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan said the Victorian Budget 2017/18 included $5.8 million in new funding to boost the number of social enterprises and create new jobs. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy

Building The Education State Brick By Brick In The Yarra Ranges

Families in the Yarra Ranges will benefit from upgrades to local schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College and Upwey High School to announce an almost $18 million funding boost for school upgrades that will benefit near 1,300 students. Upwey High School will receive $10 million […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Education

Huge Upgrade To Run More Trains, More Often To Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a massive upgrade of the Shepparton line and new coach services as part of an ongoing revival of public transport in regional Victoria. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Independent Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed at Shepparton Station today to outline […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region

Growing Apprenticeships And Traineeships In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is creating the skilled workforce of the future to boost prosperity and grow our economy with a new taskforce to drive apprenticeships and traineeships. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson and apprentices in Docklands to launch the taskforce, which will include industry, employers, training […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Skills and Training

Victoria’s Strategy To Stop Violence Before It Starts

The Andrews Labor Government today launched the next step to build a state free from violence, with the release of a Primary Prevention Strategy as part of the Family Violence Rolling Action Plan. Free from Violence: Victoria’s Strategy to Prevent Family Violence and All Forms of Violence Against Women sets out the path for all […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Minister for Women

New Family Safety Agency To Keep Us On Track

A new agency, Family Safety Victoria, will drive and deliver the Andrew Labor Government’s unprecedented action to end family violence. As part of a $1.91 billion package of measures in the Victorian Budget 2017/18, $60 million will fund the establishment of Family Safety Victoria, the state’s first-ever agency solely dedicated to delivering family violence reform. […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Investing In Geelong Schools And Geelong Kids

23,000 students in Geelong will get the best start in life, with a huge funding injection in local school infrastructure. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 will invest $19.28 million to upgrade 11 schools across Geelong. The funding will include $2.84 million for Ashby Primary School in Geelong West, $2.41 million for Chilwell Primary School in Newtown, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Western Victoria Region