Expanding Mental Health support to Victorian students

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out mental health professionals in Victorian government schools to give students the support they need and help reduce the number of young Victorians tragically taking their own life. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Mental Health…

Cheltenham and Mentone Level Crossing Removals are GO!

The Andrews Labor Government’s removal of three dangerous and congested level crossings in Cheltenham and Mentone will build two new stations and create new community spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today unveiled the final designs for level crossing…

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 Youth…

Sky’s the limit for new Prahran High School

Students began exploring one of Victoria’s first vertical government schools today, with the Andrews Labor Government’s school building boom bringing Prahran High School to life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Southern Metropolitan Nina Taylor today opened the $62 million inner city…

Extra trams and free travel an ace for tennis fans

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for fans to enjoy the Australian Open with free travel and more than 3000 extra tram services between the city and the tennis. Australian Open ticket holders and staff will be able to travel for free along the tram routes servicing Melbourne Park, taking them straight to…

Golden Plains Wind Farm granted a planning permit

One of Australia’s largest wind farms is a step closer to construction, with Acting Minister for Planning Lily D’Ambrosio today announcing planning permit approval for the Golden Plains Wind Farm. The Golden Plains Wind Farm, about 60 kilometres north-west of Geelong, would create hundreds of jobs and…

Free TAFE set to deliver skills for thousands of Victorians

More than 80,000 Victorians have picked up the phone or submitted an expression of interest form to their local TAFE to find out how they can sign up to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. The enquiries have been made across each of the state’s 12 TAFEs and four dual-sector universities to…

Summer transport construction blitz underway

The next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s unprecedented pipeline of major transport projects continues with a summer construction blitz starting today to prepare for the Metro Tunnel and the new fleet of High Capacity Metro Trains. The continued construction work on the Metro Tunnel has been coordinated to…