Taking it outdoors: Supporting Boroondara to reopen

October 18, 2021 -

The Victorian Government is helping businesses and the community breathe new life into local neighborhoods as vaccination progressively delivers greater freedoms across the state from Friday. With summer drawing near and Victorians warming to the promise of a return to bars, cafes and restaurants, the...

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Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms and Other Matters) Bill 2021

October 18, 2021 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (13:39): During 2019—near the end of 2019—the Minister for Education invited me to a busman’s holiday, and basically the busman’s holiday was to chair the reference group in respect of the review into vocational and applied learning pathways in senior secondary schooling....

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More opportunities for women to Change the Game

October 13, 2021 -

The Government is continuing its commitment to levelling the playing field and increasing the number of women and girls participating in sport, from grassroots through to leadership roles. Minister for Community Sport, Ros Spence announced last week that applications are now open for round two...

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Deloitte report into Victorian economy

October 12, 2021 -

The Deloitte report reinforces what we already know about our state’s growing economy – that we are in a strong position to recover from the global pandemic. Our job creation initiatives such as Working for Victoria and Jobs Victoria have helped thousands of people get...

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Acting Local: Support for Boroondara businesses top $81million

October 11, 2021 -

Boroondara businesses most affected by recent public health lockdowns have received millions of dollars in direct support from the Victorian Government. More than $10 billion in direct economic support has been delivered to businesses across Victoria over the course of the pandemic, including $4.2 billion...

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Vaccinated Economy at the Cup, the Bowl and the movies 

October 11, 2021 -

Crowds will return to the Melbourne Cup and concerts at the Sidney Myer Music bowl and smaller venues across the state, as preparations for Victoria’s safe reopening ramp up. Up to 10,000 racing fans will be at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November in...

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Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

October 11, 2021 -

Imagine making a new friend, learning a new subject, or negotiating yourself out of a tough spot if your ability to use or understand language were a life-long challenge. On average 2 students in every class of 30 have a neurodevelopmental condition called Developmental Language...

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Helping more Hawthorn locals buy their own home

October 11, 2021 -

The Victorian Government is helping more locals in Hawthorn to buy their own home with the launch of the Victorian Homebuyer Fund (VHF). The Government announced the $500 million VHF today, which is expected to support more than 3,000 Victorians become homeowners. The VHF shared...

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Support for older Victorian migrants and refugees

October 6, 2021 -

Victorians are being encouraged to make a submission to a new parliamentary inquiry as it considers the needs of older Victorians from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee is examining the adequacy of services for culturally diverse older communities...

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Ground-breaking new investment encourages Hawthorn’s young people to co-create a healthier future

October 4, 2021 -

The future just got even brighter for young people in Hawthorn following the announcement of VicHealth’s new initiative focused on creating a healthier future for Victoria’s young people. As coronavirus continues to affect the health and wellbeing of young people, Future Healthy will invest $45million...

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