Victoria To Become Home Of mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing

March 30, 2022 -

Victoria will become the first place in the southern hemisphere to manufacture mRNA vaccines, after the Victorian Government reached an in-principle agreement with the Commonwealth Government and Moderna. Under the deal – announced by Acting Premier James Merlino and Prime Minister Scott Morrison – Moderna’s...

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Helping Kids Get Active And Saving Parents Money

March 30, 2022 -

Community sport is now more accessible for Victorian parents wanting their kids to get active as the Andrews Labor Government helps reduce out-of-pocket expenses for thousands of families. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence today announced parents now only need to apply for a $200...

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Invasion of Ukraine

March 18, 2022 -

As a former officer in the RAAF, I was especially delighted to be given the honour of representing the government at the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin. It was a timely reminder that many Australians have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our...

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Striking Design Revealed For New Global Arts Destination

March 16, 2022 -

The Victorian Government has revealed striking designs for Australia’s largest art gallery – NGV Contemporary – which will position Victoria as a global arts destination and deliver thousands of jobs to the state. The Australian-designed architectural statement at Southbank will include arched entries and an...

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Infrastructure in Hawthorn

March 16, 2022 -

Below are the ideas received for the $65 million allocated for infrastructure after the abandonment of commuter carparks by the Federal Government. A Hawthorn to Box Hill shared bike trail “Hawthorn to Box Hill shared trail. I’m not sure where the project is at, but...

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One year on: the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing System

March 2, 2022 -

On 2 March 2021, the report into Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing System was tabled in a historic joint sitting of Parliament. We’re only 12 months into a 10-year reform journey and already work is underway on more than 85 per cent of the Royal...

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