Archives for January, 2015

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CENTRE FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT TO RECEIVE FUNDING

The Andrews Labor Government has stepped in to ensure victims of sexual assault in the Wimmera region receive better support. The Barwon Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) in Horsham has been provided a $10,000 grant to build shower facilities. Along with other recent upgrades to..

VICTORIANS URGED TO BEWARE OF DRIVEWAY DANGERS

Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos today joined child accident prevention body, Kidsafe, to remind Victorians about driveway safety. An average of seven children die from being accidentally run over in Australian driveways each year, with a further 14 kids seriously injured. Most incidents..

TOUGHER PENALTIES TO PROTECT KIDS NOW IN FORCE

The Andrews Labor Government has taken urgent action to protect Victoria’s children, with tough new penalties to come into force from today. People who harbour or conceal a child, or who induce a child to be absent from care without lawful authority, will now face..

DON’T LEAVE KIDS IN HOT CARS, NOT EVEN FOR A MOMENT

The warnings that could save a child’s life will be broadcast to car stereos this summer, as the Andrews Labor Government launches a summer advertising blitz about the dangers of leaving kids in hot cars. Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, joined Minister for Families and..