Youth Parliament

The Andrews Labor government is providing meaningful mechanisms to engage and involve young Victorians with issues that are important to them.

Caring Dads

I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government is continuing to reduce family violence in our community by ensuring that perpetrators of family violence are held accountable for their behaviour

Nick Paraskavas

It is with immense sadness that I wish to make some remarks about the passing of a dear friend, Mr Nick Paraskavas, who passed away on 17 July following a short illness.

Youth justice system

Strengthening and modernising Victoria's youth justice system.

Early childhood education

Progress of the Andrews Labor government's record investment in early childhood infrastructure

Child and family services

An update on how the Andrews Labor government is progressing the Roadmap for Reform and transforming the child and family services sector from a crisis intervention to a prevention and early intervention response

Aboriginal maternal and child health

The Andrews Labor government's commitment to improving access and participation in maternal and child health services for Aboriginal families


A tribute to the life and legacy of Anthony Foster

Youth justice system

The Andrews Labor government is committed to reforming the youth justice system to ensure the safety of the community and better management and rehabilitation of young offenders.

Family violence

The Andrews Labor government is working to support women and children who are victim survivors of family violence

Youth programs

The Andrews Labor government's new investments to support young Victorians.

Family violence action plan

I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government is working to end and respond to family violence. Last week I was immensely proud to be part of a government that announced a $1.9 billion package to respond to Victoria's biggest law and order issue.

Early childhood education

The Andrews Labor government is building the education state of Victoria's youngest citizens

Youth justice system

I rise to inform the house about the government's response to the Commission for Children and Young People's inquiry report into the use of isolation, separation and lock downs in the Victorian youth justice system, The Same Four Walls, that has been tabled in this house this morning.

Men’s sheds

An update on the Andrews Labor government's continued support for men's sheds and the announcement of the Andrews Labor governments $879 000 in funding for the 2017–18 men's sheds grants program.

Child protection

I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government is enhancing the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in out-of-home care.