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Greater Safety For Victorians With Disability

Victorians with a disability will have greater protections thanks to new safeguards introduced by the Victorian Government, which commence today under the new Victorian Disability Worker Commission.

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.

Statement From The Premier

Today, because of the progress we’ve made – and the evidence base we’ve built – I can confirm those proposed changes will go ahead. It also means we’re able to bring forward a number of other changes too.

Licence Testing To Resume

Based on advice from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, learner permit and licence testing including drive tests will progressively resume from Monday 15 June.

More Health Support For Our Frontline Heroes

Victoria’s dedicated doctors, nurses, midwives and healthcare students will have greater access to additional health and wellbeing services to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.

Free TAFE Supporting Coronavirus Response And Recovery

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure the TAFE and training sector continues to provide the skills the state needs to respond to the coronavirus crisis and prepare for recovery.

Clubs, Community Win Big With Local Sports Support

Community sporting clubs and associations can now make their pitch for a share of more than $100 million in Victorian Government grants dedicated to supporting grassroots players and volunteers.

Statement From The Premier

With the rate of community transmission remaining low, and the rate of testing remaining high, we’re in a position to make a number of additional changes.

Providing The Skills For Businesses To Emerge Stronger

The Victorian Government is giving businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic free access to top online short courses and training events so they can plan for a stronger future and take advantage of new opportunities.

Supporting Victorian Universities

The Victorian Government will make an unprecedented investment in local universities to protect jobs and support the state’s economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis.

Building Works: Better Schools In Education Jobs Blitz

The Victorian Government will fix old buildings, deliver extra classrooms and build ten brand new schools in a state-wide construction blitz that will create thousands of jobs across the state and kickstart Victoria’s economy.