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Helping Victorians Bust Their Energy Bills

All Victorian households will receive a $50 bill busting bonus if they seek out a better electricity deal on Victoria’s Energy Compare website, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars.

MORE STATION CAR PARKING FOR CRAIGIEBURN

The Andrews Labor Government will build almost 750 new car parking spaces at Craigieburn Station as part of the biggest one-off boost to train station parking in Victoria’s history.

Overhaul To Keep Kids Safe Around Pools And Spas

The Andrews Labor Government will establish a comprehensive register of all household pools and spas across the state as part of a major regulatory overhaul to keep kids safe. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne announced the mandatory register today, and regular inspections to ensure pool..

More Support For Swimming Lessons

Schools across the state will receive more support for swimming lessons as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to keep Victorian children safe around water.

Strengthening Child Safety To Protect Our Students

The Andrews Labor Government will overhaul Victoria’s teacher registration system to ensure the Victorian Institute of Teaching considers child safety when assessing whether teachers are suitable to teach.

Free Flu Vaccinations To Protect Victorian Kids

The Andrews Labor Government will take action to protect Victorian children from the next flu season after Malcolm Turnbull and the Federal Liberals left our kids in the cold.

Expanding Support For Victorian Students

More schools will have access to volunteers to support students after the Andrews Labor Government delivered $300,000 to expand EdConnect – a program that connects young people with volunteer mentors to provide extra help.

New Manufacturing Jobs For Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping iconic Australian smallgoods manufacturer D’Orsogna create more than 100 new jobs, including those suitable for former auto workers, through its $61 million expansion in Mickleham.

Healthier Smiles For Macedon Ranges Kids

Kids in the Macedon Ranges will receive free fluoride varnish as part of a new Andrews Labor Government outreach program to prevent tooth decay in the community.

Victoria Hits Record Vaccination Rate

Victorian kids are now better protected against vaccine-preventable diseases with the state hitting the ambitious herd immunity target of 95 per cent – its best immunisation coverage in history.

Funding Boost To Keep Our Students Safe Online

Thousands more Victorian students will be taught how to stay safe online with the rollout of the successful cyber-safety eSmart program to every school in the state, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James..