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Terminally Ill Accessing Voluntary Assisted Dying

Fifty-two Victorians suffering at the end of their lives with a terminal illness have accessed voluntary assisted dying in the first six months of Victoria’s...

Removing Police Checks To Make IVF Fairer And Easier

Victorians undergoing assisted reproductive technology will no longer be required to undergo police and child protection order checks before accessing treatment under new reforms from...

Making Vaccination Mandatory For Healthcare Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against flu and making vaccinations compulsory for frontline doctors and nurses in our hospitals and paramedics...

Backing Our World-Class Medical Researchers

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria’s world-leading researchers to make the breakthroughs that change lives.


Geelong’s New Health Hub Opens Its Doors

Geelong’s growing northern suburbs now have access to more high-quality health services with the opening of the new state-of-the-art Barwon Health North facility.

Bacchus Marsh Ambulance Station Opens Its Doors

Bacchus Marsh paramedics now have the safe and modern facilities they need to respond to emergencies faster and save lives.

Smile Squad To Visit Thousands More Students In 2020

Tens of thousands more Victorian school students will enjoy brighter smiles this year as the next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Smile Squad...

More Cancer Research To Improve Screening Rates

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s best and brightest researchers discover new breakthroughs in cancer prevention, treatment and care with a focus on improving...