Archives for May, 2017
Victoria's largest ever suite of legislative measures will be introduced today to crackdown on serious offenders, toughen sentences for serious and violent crimes, and increase consequences for young offenders, as the Andrews Labor Government takes further steps to keep the community safe.
The Andrews Labor Government is trialling new ways to provide intensive therapeutic support to women, children and their families experiencing family violence in Melbourne.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping connect young people in regional Victoria to education and community services and provide local youth services with networking and capacity building.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Ballarat access better kindergarten services with first-rate facilities. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos and Treasurer Tim Pallas today visited Iris Ramsay Kindergarten in Redan to tour the upgraded kindergarten, which is expected to open to local families in July.
The Andrews Labor Government is trialling new ways to provide intensive therapeutic support to women, children and their families experiencing family violence.
The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of reading to children in the years before they start school as part of the annual Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years.
Nine schools in Melbourne will suffer from harsh cuts thanks to Malcolm Turnbull’s Commonwealth Budget 2017/18.
The Andrews Labor Government has repaired the damage inflicted on our ambulance service by the former Liberal Government, with state-wide ambulance response times restored to what they were before the Liberals went to war with our paramedics.
Vulnerable children will be better protected under new laws requiring kinship carers to have a Working with Children Check as part of a mandatory assessment process.