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Frankston Hospital To Deliver Better Care And Local Jobs

The Victorian Government is getting on with the massive $562 million expansion of the Frankston Hospital – to provide world-class healthcare for local families and create hundreds of jobs in Melbourne’s south-east.

Improving Cancer Outcomes For All Victorians

The Victorian Government is working to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem under the state’s bold new cancer plan. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos tabled the Victorian Cancer Plan 2020-2024 in parliament today – the latest four-year state-wide plan to drive down the harm caused by all cancers.

Safely Reopening Elective Surgery For Victorians

Important elective surgeries will resume across Victoria’s regional public and private hospitals as soon as tomorrow and in metropolitan Melbourne from the end of September.

Mildura Hospital Back In Public Hands

The Sunraysia community wakes up this morning with their own public hospital overseen by a local board of directors - the final step by the Andrews Labor Government to return Mildura Base Hospital to public hands.

Strengthening Our Health Response And Keeping People Safe

The Victorian Government will implement vital new measures to keep driving down cases and keep them low, as well as extend existing changes to support Victorians and continue delivering the services they rely on.

On The Road Towards COVID Normal

Thanks to the enormous efforts of Victorians in following the rules and driving down case numbers, we will take the first of our cautious and careful steps towards a COVID Normal tonight.

Keeping Ourselves, And Our Homes, COVID Safe

As we take our first safe, steady and sustainable steps towards COVID Normal, it’s more important than ever that Victorians are taking the right actions to keep themselves, their friends and families safe.

Looking To The Sewers For Early Coronavirus Warning

Victoria’s wastewater can hold clues to the presence of coronavirus in communities where there are no known cases, and our sewage surveillance program is just one of the defences we’ll be relying on, as we take our next steps towards COVID Normal.

Protecting Our Healthcare Heroes

A big program of work is already underway to drive down coronavirus infections in our healthcare workers as new research released today confirms that most cases are acquiring the virus at work.

Regional Victorians Urged To Get Tested

Regional Victorians experiencing coronavirus symptoms are encouraged to get tested this week - to ensure we find as many coronavirus cases as possible and protect regional communities.

Stories From Coronavirus Survivors

Victorians are being reminded that coronavirus does not discriminate – and that even those who recover from the virus are left with long-term consequences, both physical and psychological.

Victoria’s Health System Rising To The Pandemic Challenge

The latest hospital and ambulance performance data shows Victoria’s health services have continued to provide high quality healthcare for those who need it most, despite being in the middle of a once-in-a-century pandemic.

Going Door To Door To Fight This Deadly Virus

Every positive coronavirus case can expect a knock on the door from the public health team working alongside the Australian Defence Force (ADF), as Victorians continue work together to fight coronavirus.