The Andrews Labor Government will fix old buildings, deliver extra classrooms and build ten brand new schools in a state-wide construction blitz that will create thousands of jobs across the state and kickstart Victoria’s economy.
One year since it opened its doors to patients in Melbourne’s west, more than 6,000 babies have been delivered at the world-class Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital in St Albans.
Victoria’s health system has received a major workforce boost with thousands of nurses undertaking additional training ahead of the coronavirus pandemic – developing new skills that will continue to be put to good use in our hospitals into the future.
New rapid response teams will be established to prevent, respond to and limit outbreaks as part of a major coronavirus surveillance boost announced today by the Victorian Government to coincide with the first step in easing restrictions.
More than 55,000 samples have been taken in the first week of Victoria’s coronavirus testing blitz – as the Victorian Government continues the push for more people to visit one of more than 90 sites across the state to get tested.
Thousands of Victorian families are seeing their doctor from the comfort of their home as part of a telehealth boom at The Royal Children’s Hospital, as coronavirus changes the way we access healthcare.
Victoria’s health system performance data has been released for the first three months of the year – a period marked by fluctuations in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic and wide-spread bushfires.
Six new mobile coronavirus testing sites across Melbourne will open today, as part of the Victorian Government’s blitz to test up to 100,000 people in two weeks.
Up to 100,000 Victorians will be tested for coronavirus over the next two weeks as part of a major testing blitz across the State, to better understand how the virus is spreading in the community and set us up for the potential easing of restrictions.
A massive warehouse in Melbourne’s south-east is stocked with vital medical supplies ready to be distributed to Victorian health care workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
Victoria’s public and private hospitals will begin doing more elective surgeries from next week, where it is safe to do so, following a slowdown of new coronavirus cases.
New state-based modelling shows staying at home and other physical distancing requirements are working to slow the spread of coronavirus, saving thousands of Victorian lives.
New hospital beds are opening across Victoria as the state’s health system gears up to manage increased presentations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure all patients get the care they need.
Bendigo Health has been given a major boost with 45 new hospital beds, as the Victorian Government bolsters the state’s health system to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The Victorian Government will fast-track the recruitment of 120 extra paramedics to boost the frontline of Victoria’s coronavirus response and help ensure all Victorians get the health support they need when they need it.
The State of Emergency in Victoria is being extended for another four weeks to give the Victorian Government the powers it needs to keep slowing the spread of coronavirus and save lives.
Hospital workers and paramedics on the front line of Victoria’s coronavirus response will get access to free accommodation if they need to self-isolate.
Victorian Government has 1000 people working-around-the-clock on the public health response to coronavirus in Victoria, working on our contact tracing effort.