Topic: Women

Funding Boost For Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in one of Victoria’s most important and historic buildings – the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre. A $1.2 million funding boost from the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will support urgent and necessary works to the iconic building on Lonsdale Street. Now known as the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, it […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Historic Women’s Trade Delegation To China

The Andrews Labor Government has led Victoria’s first all-women delegation to China and Hong Kong. Visiting Hong Kong today, Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced an $80,000 boost to Mentor Walks, a program to support women in Victoria who are ready to make their mark in their chosen area. Mentor Walks Australia is modelled on […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Historic Women’s Trade Delegation To China

The Andrews Labor Government has led Victoria’s first all-women delegation to China and Hong Kong. Visiting Hong Kong today, Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins announced an $80,000 boost to Mentor Walks, a program to support women in Victoria who are ready to make their mark in their chosen area. Mentor Walks Australia is modelled on […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Community Sport At The Heart Of Gender Equality

The Andrews Labor Government continues to lead the charge in levelling the playing field for women and girls in sport. Speaking at the inaugural Change Our Game Networking Forum today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced $100,000 to deliver a new program to further improve opportunities for women and girls in sport and recreation. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Nominate An Outstanding Victorian Woman Today

The Andrews Labor Government is asking Victorians to highlight the contributions of outstanding women leaders. Acting Minister for Women Jill Hennessy today opened nominations for the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women which acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of women from across the state. The Honour Roll has inducted more than 600 Victorians since the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Record Investment In Women’s And Community Sport

The Andrews Labor Government will upgrade local grounds, changerooms and elite facilities across Victoria as part of the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in the state’s history. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Sport John Eren at the State Netball and Hockey Centre today, which will get a $64.6 million upgrade as part […]

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The Biggest Events And A Better Deal For Fans And Clubs

The AFL Grand Final will stay in Melbourne for the next 40 years in a landmark announcement that paves the way for major redevelopments of the Etihad Stadium Precinct and the MCG, and delivers a better deal for fans and clubs across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Sport John Eren today to unveil […]

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Stepping Up In The Prevention Of Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way when it comes to bystander intervention to prevent family violence. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence today launched new research from Deakin University that outlines what drives and encourages people to intervene when they witness sexist behaviour. The research demonstrates that calling out sexist behaviour is […]

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

This Girl Can Gets Victorian Women Active

Women across Victoria will be inspired to get more active, thanks to powerful new campaign This Girl Can – Victoria, hitting our screens from today. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins launched a local version of Sport England’s viral campaign, which inspired an incredible 3.9 million British women to ditch the couch and get active. This […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

Perpetrators Face The Music As Pilot Program Launched

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s best known gig spots to stop sexual harassment and assault in live music venues. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Corner Hotel in Richmond to launch the Sexual Harassment and Assault in Licensed Live […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation