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Licence Testing Set To Resume Under Step Three

The Victorian Government is preparing for drivers’ licence tests to resume by providing extra assessment centres, beginning online testing for learners and cheaper testing for Victorians impacted by the suspension during the pandemic.

Change Our Game – Scholarships Boost For Victorian Women

Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence today announced that applications are open for the first round of the Government’s 2020-21 Change Our Game scholarship program. Sporting clubs and bodies are encouraged to identify emerging female leaders within their community for the scholarship program.

Pause On Evictions Extended And Extra Renter Protections

The Victorian Government will extend a ban on evictions and rental increases until the end of the year, increase assistance and ensure tenant turnover is taken into account in rental negotiations – giving tenants certainty and security they won’t lose their home or workplace during the pandemic.

Permitted Worker Scheme

From 11:59pm on Wednesday 5 August, employers that require their staff to attend a work site must issue a worker permit to their employees – this is the employer’s responsibility.

Statement From The Premier

Yesterday, we asked Victorians to make some big sacrifices. Big, real and meaningful sacrifices. Today, sadly, we need to ask the same of Victorian businesses and Victorian workers.

$950,000 FOR LOCAL STORMWATER HARVESTING PROJECTS

The Victorian Government is investing nearly $1 million in Integrated Water Management projects in the Brimbank area securing a vital sustainable water supply. Member for St Albans Natalie Suleyman today announced the infrastructure funding, delivering a significant boost to long term resilience for local green..

Statement From The Premier

Based on the advice of the Chief Health Officer, Stage 3 “Stay at Home” restrictions will be reinstated across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 July.

Statement From The Premier

As a result of genomic testing, the Chief Health Officer has today advised the Government that a number of our cases through late May and early June can be linked to an infection control breach in the hotel quarantine program.

Statement From The Premier

Today we begin our Suburban Testing Blitz, our plan to ensure we have all the information and insights we need. This targeted blitz across ten priority suburbs represents one of the biggest testing efforts ever.

Delivering For Grassroots Community Sports

The Victorian Government is helping communities to transform sports venues and build female friendly change rooms and new recreation infrastructure with projects confirmed through the Local Sports Infrastructure Fund.

Keeping Sessional Kinder Fees Low For Term 3

The Andrews Labor Government will continue to reduce the cost of sessional kindergarten for families and provide kinders with extra cleaning for all of Term 3 as part of a $45 million support package during the coronavirus pandemic.

Statement From The Premier

People are feeling relaxed at home. Letting their guard down. Letting old habits creep back. But we are still in a pandemic – and people’s lives are still at risk. It’s why today, we’re announcing a number of changes.