As Victorians prepare to honour our service men and women from home tomorrow, the Victorian Government is topping up this year’s Anzac Appeal by $1.5 million to give extra certainty and support to the RSL and veterans.
Emergency measures to support Victorians, save lives, protect businesses and jobs, and continue delivering vital government services during the coronavirus pandemic have passed Victorian Parliament.
Foster and kinship carers will receive a one-off $600 payment for every child they care for, as part of a package of support from the Victorian Government for some of our state’s most in-need children and families.
Victoria’s public and private hospitals will begin doing more elective surgeries from next week, where it is safe to do so, following a slowdown of new coronavirus cases.
The Victorian Government will implement a range of temporary emergency measures to support Victorians and continue delivering the services we all rely on through the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus crisis.
Primary school students now have access to interactive learning resources to support their remote and flexible learning thanks to a partnership between the Victorian Government and the ABC.
Vulnerable Victorian families will be the priority of a dedicated police operation tackling family violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Victorians will continue to get the skills they need to get a job and help us through the coronavirus crisis, with emergency funding from the Victorian Government to support the state’s TAFE and training system with student numbers expected to drop. Premier Daniel Andrews, Deputy..
Women experiencing or at risk of family violence will continue to get access to the services they and their children need, with a two-year funding package for women’s health services across Victoria.
The Victorian Government will put aside an additional $24.5 billion in emergency funding to fight coronavirus, support jobs, and set Victoria up to recover from the pandemic over the next two years.
The Victorian Government will bring urgent legislation to the Parliament in line with decisions of the National Cabinet to support tenants and landlords through the coronavirus pandemic by reforming residential and commercial tenancy laws.
The Victorian Government will fast-track the recruitment of 120 extra paramedics to boost the frontline of Victoria’s coronavirus response and help ensure all Victorians get the health support they need when they need it. Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos said the new paramedics would..
The State of Emergency in Victoria is being extended for another four weeks to give the Victorian Government the powers it needs to keep slowing the spread of coronavirus and save lives.
The Victorian Government will ensure women and children escaping family violence have a safe place to go and the support they need during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Victorian Government has announced a funding boost to support Victoria’s mental health system and ensure Victorians get the care they need, as demand for services spikes during the coronavirus crisis.
The Victorian Government is supporting local industry to produce ventilators to help equip our healthcare system as it deals with coronavirus, with a key international licensing agreement secured.
The total number of meals prepared in the Parliament House kitchens for people most in need during the COVID-19 emergency has increased to several thousand per week.
Most Victorian students will be educated from home when Term 2 starts next week to ensure the physical distancing will help slow the spread of coronavirus, with free internet access and laptops for those students who need it most.