Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Attorney General Martin Pakula today joined the Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police Graham Ashton to release Victoria’s first ever Community Safety Statement – a plan to keep Victorians safe, prevent harm in our communities and hold criminals to account.

  • A Landmark, Victorian-First Plan To Keep People Safe
    A Landmark, Victorian-First Plan To Keep People Safe
  • New Children’s Gallery To Inspire Next Generation
    New Children’s Gallery To Inspire Next Generation
  • Volunteers Recognised For Their Outstanding Service
    Volunteers Recognised For Their Outstanding Service

Welcome

Jenny Mikakos
Minister for Families and Children
Minister for Youth Affairs

As one of your State Members of Parliament, I am passionate about representing our local community.  My office and staff are here to help you and your family.  Please feel free to contact my office in Reservoir, or to email me.

 

I hope this website is interesting and useful to you, and I look forward to hearing from you. You can contact me about local issues of concern or interest by contacting me directly through this website.

Jenny Mikakos MP

Media Releases

SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK

December 7, 2016

The Andrews Labor Government is helping children and young people who display problem sexual behaviours receive more support by investing $7.51 million for Sexually Abusive Behaviour Treatment Services to 12 agencies delivering this service including a boost of $2.45 million to expand the program to 15 to 17-year-olds.

KEEPING VICTORIAN CHILDREN SAFE

December 6, 2016

Victoria is working to keep more children safe with a new Reportable Conduct Scheme which will require certain organisations providing services to children to report centrally on any abuse allegations, ensuring individuals who pose a risk to children can be excluded from working with children, even if they don’t have a criminal record.

Parliament

Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards

December 6, 2016

Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos, recognised the work of 60 amazing individuals at the Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards covering five categories – leadership, service, teamwork, impact and change maker.
The recipients represent a diverse range of communities, places and stories, reflecting the significant role volunteers play in creating more connected, happier and healthier communities.

Family Violence

November 24, 2016

The Andrews Labor government is continuing it's commitment to tackling family violence. Family violence remains our no. 1 law and order issue. The unacceptable high rates of family violence were well documented by Australia's first Royal Commission into Family Violence.