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INTERVENING EARLY TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE FAMILIES

The Andrews Labor Government is intervening earlier so that vulnerable families and children are better supported to stay together. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced $29.2 million for ChildFirst and family services to work with more than 2,000 additional families at risk of..

Making Men Take Responsibility For Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria safer by expanding programs that make men who have committed family violence take accountability for their actions and stop abusing women and children.

More Support To Keep Women And Children Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is helping thousands of women and children leave family violence and set up safe homes. More than 5000 additional survivors of family violence can access packages up to $10,000 – up from $7000 – which can be used to cover costs..

Expanding Help For Latrobe Valley Families

More parents and their babies in the Latrobe Valley are getting the extra support they need through the Andrews Labor Government’s expansion of the Maternal Child Health Service.

MORE HOUSING SUPPORT IN MELBOURNE

Community and homelessness organisations in Melbourne will share in over $27 million in funding from the Andrews Labor Government to provide housing for vulnerable Victorians.

Breaking The Cycle Of Abuse

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening treatment services for young people who show sexually abusive or concerning behaviour and present risks to other children.

NEW DEFIB BREATHES LIFE INTO RMIT FOOTBALL CLUB

RMIT Football Club is set to take its game up a notch when it comes to dealing with an emergency on and off the park with a new defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Jenny Mikakos today..

NEW DEFIB BREATHES LIFE INTO PARKVILLE TENNIS CLUB

Parkville Tennis Club is set to take its game up a notch when it comes to dealing with an emergency on and off the park with a new defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Jenny Mikakos today..

New Centre To Prevent Harm To Children

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Kidsafe Victoria warn parents of the risks of non-intentional injuries through new interactive hubs at the Monash Children’s Hospital.

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Jenny Mikakos has today congratulated Kensington Neighbourhood House who has been named a finalist in the Outstanding Pathways Program at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards.

Building A Modern Youth Justice System

The Andrews Labor Government is building a strong and stable youth justice system by recruiting more staff, providing better training and offering more targeted programs to reduce the risk of re-offending.

MORE MELBOURNE CITY HOSPITAL PATIENTS TREATED SOONER

Code 1 ambulance response times across Victoria hit 81 per cent in the last quarter – an improvement of six percentage points on the same period last year and the best June quarter result on record.

MORE NORTHERN HEALTH PATIENTS TREATED SOONER

Code 1 ambulance response times across Victoria hit 81 per cent in the last quarter – an improvement of six percentage points on the same period last year and the best June quarter result on record. The Andrews Labor Government’s elective surgery blitz has also..

Horsham North Hub Is On The Way

Construction is well underway on the Horsham Integrated Children’s Hub, which will improve social, cultural and business linkages in Horsham North.