Victoria’s Vaccinated Economy

September 30, 2021 -

Getting vaccinated has never been more important – it reduces the risks to you and your family of serious illness from COVID-19 and it allows greater freedoms for all Victorians as we re-open together. The upcoming Vaccinated Economy trials are an important step as we...

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Nominations open for 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards

September 30, 2021 -

Nominations for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards are now open! Young Victorians under the age of 29 can now be nominated into one of these categories: Saward Dawson Community Service and Social Impact Award The Victorian Government Group Achievement in the Community Award First National...

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Vaccinated Victorians to return home

September 29, 2021 -

Victoria is moving towards its vaccination targets at a rapid pace, parts of the state’s domestic travel permit system will be modified to allow Victorians in Greater Sydney and the ACT to come back home. Under current rules, Victorians currently in an Extreme Risk Zones...

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Hawthorn Kinders share in tech upgrade boost

September 29, 2021 -

The Victorian Government is helping children in Hawthorn get the best start to life by supporting local kindergartens with access to state-of-the-art technology to help deliver their funded kinder programs. Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt has announced two $1500 of Building Blocks Improvement Grants...

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Victoria’s Roadmap: Delivering The National Plan

September 20, 2021 -

See the Premier’s statement on the Roadmap out of lockdown below along with downloadable documents on the key milestones and the Burnet Institute modeling.  These past 20 months have been incredibly hard on all Victorians. We have missed our loved ones and doing the things...

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Making Senior Secondary School Work for All Students

September 16, 2021 -

Victorian students will soon have more senior secondary options to get a great education no matter what their post-school goals, with the Victorian Government announcing new pathway options to suit every student. As part of a reform of senior secondary school pathways, legislation has been...

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Australian-First Medtech Project Improves Victorian Lives

September 16, 2021 -

Victorians with a disability will be at the heart of a nation-first project designing high-tech solutions to everyday challenges, backed by the Victorian Government. The new $9.15 million MedTechVic project at Swinburne University will push the boundaries of the medical technology sector by enveloping the...

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Vaccination blitz for VCE students

September 3, 2021 -

As part of the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out, all school staff and all students aged 16 and over are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  To help support the safe conduct of end-of-year exams, the Victorian Government have announced a vaccination blitz for final year school...

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VICTORIAN STUDENTS TOP THE CLASS IN NAPLAN  

September 3, 2021 -

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students in the Education State are excelling – with Victorian kids across the state, recording the nation’s highest NAPLAN results and huge improvements on previous years. Since 2015, the Andrews Labor Government has invested more than $22.2 billion in...

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Looking for a mini Matisse to spread the word about bus safety

September 3, 2021 -

Fancy yourself as an up and coming young artist? Transdev is looking for the next mini Matisse among Victorian Prep – Year 6 students to create a poster promoting safe travel on buses. The bus safety poster competition is open until 19 September with the...

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Ongoing support for business

September 3, 2021 -

Since the start of the pandemic the Government has provided more than $9 billion in direct economic support for businesses. New support measures will soon be announced. The Victorian Government remain committed to stand with businesses across Victoria. There are a variety of support programs...

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COVID support for community sport

September 3, 2021 -

COVID 19 continues to impact sporting clubs and leagues. The Victorian Government is therefore providing supporting grants of $2,000 to help cover the costs of events that have been unable to proceed, or will have to be cancelled or postponed due to lockdowns. The Sporting...

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Investment in renewable energy and jobs continues

September 3, 2021 -

The Victorian Government recently launched the second Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET) auction, which will create thousands of jobs and help power the entire Victorian Government with clean energy. The auction will support at least 600 megawatts of energy which will help power government schools,...

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