Developing the next generation of Victorian leaders

Young people aged 16 to 25 are encouraged to apply for the 2019 YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament to make their voices heard – and experience what it’s like to represent their peers in the Victorian Parliament. The Andrews Labor Government is investing $640,000 over the next four years to support the …

Young entrepreneur applies right foundation for tween beauty range

Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today celebrated the success of 14-year-old small business owner Isabella (Izzi) Dymalovski at the official  launch of her natural skincare range, Luv Ur Skin. Opening the launch at the business’s new warehouse in the Melbourne suburb of …

Support for local Children’s Week celebrations

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting community groups and not-for-profit organisations from across Victoria with over $70,000 in small grants to help them put on local events and festivities to celebrate this year’s Children’s Week. Thousands of Victorian children will get involved in events and …

Nominate a Victorian Young Achiever for 2016

Minister for Youth Affairs and Patron of the Victorian Young Achiever Awards Jenny Mikakos has today called for nominations for the 2016 Victorian Young Achiever Awards. Young achievers are the future leaders and change-makers of our State and deserve recognition for their tremendous efforts and achievements. The …

Local School Students and Communities Stand Up To Bullying

Superheroes starring in clips to ‘save the day’ on cyber safety and a ‘values wristband’ to reward students for respect and teamwork are just some of the latest projects supported by the Victorian Government’s Bully Stoppers campaign. Announcing the round four grant recipients today, …

Labor Funds 7000 New Apprenticeships And Traineeships

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $50 million to help thousands of Victorians get back into education and training and to find a job. While visiting Holmesglen’s Chadstone campus this morning, Premier Daniel Andrews said the TAFE Back to Work Fund is supporting TAFE institutes across Victoria to help …

Helping Families Afford School Camps And Excursions

The Andrews Labor Government is helping struggling families meet the extra costs of a child’s education, establishing a $148.3 million fund for school camps, sports trips and excursions. The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund will make sure every student – regardless of their background – gets the …