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Test Train On Track To Mernda Next Month

A train will arrive in Mernda for the first time in nearly 60 years next month thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with the first test train on track in preparation for passenger trains running later this year.

Funding Boost To Give Every Child Every Chance

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian schools extra resources to support students with disabilities and ensure every child, no matter their background or circumstance, gets a great education.

Respect Victoria, Call It Out

Victoria’s first ever dedicated family violence prevention agency will be enshrined in law as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s efforts to end family violence.

Helping Families Find The Best Care When Their Kids Are Sick

The Victorian-first RCH Emergency Department Status Tool rates current activity from normal to very busy or extremely busy using an easy to understand colour code – helping parents decide whether to head to a local emergency department or a GP.

Strengthening Laws On Young Parolees

The Andrews Labor Government is toughening up laws targeting the state’s most serious young offenders on parole by introducing electronic monitoring and other measures to better protect the community.

Free Books For Every Prep Student

Every Prep student in government schools will get free books as part of an ambitious strategy by the Andrews Labor Government to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes.

Big Win For Coburg City Oval

The Coburg football and cricket clubs will soon enjoy first-class facilities after the Andrews Government today announced $3 million dollars in funding to upgrade and expand the facilities of Coburg City Oval.

More Train Services For A Growing Melbourne

Three communities in Melbourne’s north will have access to train services for the first time and passengers in the north, west and south east will have more trains, more often, with the introduction of 190 new metropolitan train services every week and hundreds of extended services.

Honouring Our Health Volunteer Heroes

Victoria’s health volunteer champions have been honoured for their tireless contribution helping those in need at the 2018 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards.