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Supporting mental health and AOD services and their workers

The Victorian Government is ensuring non-government organisations who deliver mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) services are ready to respond and to prevent possible outbreaks, as coronavirus case numbers come down – and we take steps to COVID Normal.

Getting Our Kids Back To Kinder And Ready For School

Sessional kinder will remain free for most families in Term 4 and children will be given extra support as they prepare for their transition to school, thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government.

Reimagining Health Grants

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, protecting our health and wellbeing is more important than ever.

Statement From The Premier

Last week, we released our roadmap towards reopening. Those safe, steady and sustainable steps that will see us all the way to COVID Normal. Importantly, these steps are guided by clear targets – giving Victorians greater insight into our progress, and ensuring that when it comes to taking our next step forward, we can do so confidently.

R U OK? Day

Today on R U OK Day we're reminded to check in on our loved ones and see how they're doing.

single social bubble

The single social bubble concept is a way to support people who may be feeling isolated while balancing the coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission risk. From 11:59pm 13 September, if you live alone or are a single parent you can create a ‘single social bubble’ by nominating one other person to be a part of your bubble.

Statement From The Premier

Today is Father’s Day. And just like Mother’s Day earlier this year, I know there’ll be plenty of families missing each other.

Gamechanging Technology To Boost Health Care

Australians will now have access to one of the world’s first virtual and augmented reality telehealth platforms, giving patients access to high quality remote health monitoring and care no matter where they are.

Protecting The Progress We’ve Made In The Virus Fight

Ensuring we maintain the measures we need in the fight against coronavirus – and the hard-won gains of Victorians are not lost – the State of Disaster will continue in Victoria for at least a further 11 days.

Vaccinations Vital To Keep Our Children Safe

The Victorian Government is encouraging all parents to ensure their children’s vaccinations are up to date, with health services finding new and safe ways to immunise kids as the coronavirus fight continues.

Important advice from Yarra Valley Water

Important advice from Yarra Valley Water regarding a potential water quality issue affecting 88 suburbs in Melbourne due to electrical damage caused by storms overnight.

Online Wellbeing Support For Families

The Victorian Government is helping parents and carers manage home learning and stay resilient during the coronavirus pandemic by providing a range of free online resources.

Crucial Medical Research Joins Coronavirus Fight

Victoria’s world-leading medical researchers are making significant strides in the battle against coronavirus, with the Victorian Government providing support for projects on multiple fronts.

Staying Safe Is In Our Hands

Victorians are doing an amazing thing – staying home and staying safe. And it’s our actions that are slowing the spread of this virus and reducing the number of people and families that are suffering because of it.

Victorians Reminded To Keep Getting Tested

Victorians are urged not to become complacent even after successive days of lower case numbers. Since the start of the pandemic nearly two million tests have been processed, with daily numbers reaching as high as 34,000 on some days.