The Andrews Labor Government has appointed Victoria’s first Ministerial Council for Volunteers, acknowledging the voice of volunteers and their vital contribution to the health and happiness of Victoria. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today announced the membership of the council, who were appointed..
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The Andrews Labor Government today announced a boost for more practical support for those experiencing family violence, to help them leave a violent relationship and create a safer, more stable future. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos said $12 million over four years will..
Local governments in rural and regional Victoria will receive grants of up to $30,000 to help young people participate in their communities and contribute to local decision-making. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos today announced seven local governments will receive grants under the Andrews Labor..
The Andrews Labor Government has announced two new dedicated regional youth hubs will be established in Swan Hill and Warrnambool to support young people in those communities and surrounding rural areas. The Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) will set up the two new sites..
Leading experts, service providers and community leaders have come together at a two-day symposium to help shape how Victoria reforms its support for vulnerable families and children. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos welcomed participants to the Andrews Labor Government’s Roadmap for Reform: Strong Families,..
A playgroup helping young families in Moe to connect and support one another was one of many winners at last night’s 2015 Playgroup Awards at the Melbourne Convention Centre. The Andrews Labor Government was proud to be part of Playgroup Victoria’s annual awards to recognise..
The Andrews Labor Government today passed new legislation that will empower Aboriginal communities and leaders to support vulnerable children. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos welcomed the passage of the new legislation as an important and vital step for Aboriginal self-determination and self-management that..