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Strengthening Victoria’s Multicultural Youth

Culturally diverse Victorians aged 16 to 25 are invited to become a member of the Multicultural Youth Network (MYN) and have their views heard on how to make Victoria a stronger, more cohesive state.

Improving Education For Kids In Care

New data has been released which shows that LOOKOUT Centres are making a real difference to the futures of students in out-of-home care.

Celebrating Victoria’s Young Achievers

Young Victorians have been celebrated for their outstanding achievements at tonight’s 2017 Victorian Young Achiever Awards gala presentation dinner.

Biggest Ever Shake Up To Target Violent Crime

Victoria's largest ever suite of legislative measures will be introduced today to crackdown on serious offenders, toughen sentences for serious and violent crimes, and increase consequences for young offenders, as the Andrews Labor Government takes further steps to keep the community safe.

More Support For Young People In Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is helping connect young people in regional Victoria to education and community services and provide local youth services with networking and capacity building.

Building Better Kindergartens For Ballarat Families

The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Ballarat access better kindergarten services with first-rate facilities. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos and Treasurer Tim Pallas today visited Iris Ramsay Kindergarten in Redan to tour the upgraded kindergarten, which is expected to open to local families in July.


The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of reading to children in the years before they start school as part of the annual Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years.