Twenty-nine critically ill children have become the first in Victoria to legally access medicinal cannabis, with the Andrews Labor Government this week importing product from Canada ahead of local product becoming available in the middle of the year.
CommUnity Plus has will receive $47,577 to provide more family violence support services for the community, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Nearly $50,000 has been awarded to support five local crime prevention projects under the latest round of the Victorian Government’s Community Safety Fund grants.
The Andrews Labor Government is preparing to provide additional mental health support to the LGBTI community if the Turnbull Government’s unnecessary marriage equality plebiscite proceeds.
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with implementing Family Violence Royal Commission recommendations through further investments in support services for victims of family violence and sexual assault and the appointment of an Implementation Monitor.
Nearly 200,000 Victorians will get the surgery they need sooner this year, with Australia’s largest ever one-off investment to tackle elective surgery waiting lists in the 2016-17 Victorian Budget.
In an Australian first, the Caring Dads program which helps dads realise the impact of family violence is set to begin in Melbourne.
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting dairy farmers affected by the global fall of milk prices and the decision by Murray Goulburn and Fonterra to retrospectively cut the prices paid to producers.
Communities will have access to $10,000 grants to boost security and tackle local crime issues as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to crime prevention.