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BACKING VICTORIAN START UPS

The Andrews Labor Government is injecting over $136 million into Victoria’s start up sector through the Victorian Budget 2020/21. Home to multiple tech ‘unicorns’ – startups that have attained billion-dollar valuations such as REA Group, Airwallex and SEEK – Victoria has the potential to become..

SUPPORTING WOMEN WITH 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

The Andrews Labor Government is launching a new campaign encouraging Victorians to unpack what respect means to them and to take a stand against family violence. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams officially launched the Respect Women: Call It Out (Respect Is) campaign, which will..

JOBS FOR VICTORIANS

As we rebuild from this pandemic, the Andrews Labor Government wants to make sure more Victorians can rely on a decent, steady job.

DELIVERING FOR DANDENONG

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority.

UPGRADING EMERSON SCHOOL BRICK BY BRICK

This year, local families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve.

SOLAR BATTERY REBATES

Today 1,000 new household solar battery rebates were released to Victorians, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s record breaking household energy efficiency investment package. $191 million will be provided from the Victorian Budget 2020/21 to expand the Solar Homes program right across Victoria.

HELPING VICTORIANS PAY THEIR POWER BILLS

Spending more time at home this year has meant bigger power bills for many households. To reduce this burden, the Andrews Labor Government will invest $797 million to help Victorians cover the cost of their power bills and make homes more energy efficient.

VICTORIA’S BIG HOUSING BUILD

This year we’ve been reminded just how important home really is. It’s why we’ll make sure more Victorians have the security and stability of a home, with our state’s – and Australia’s – biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver..

SAFELY CONNECTING MULTICULTURAL SENIORS IN DANDENONG

The Victorian Government’s CALD Communities Taskforce is supporting Victoria’s multicultural seniors in Dandenong to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Multicultural Affairs has announced that $2.1 million will be made available to multicultural seniors’ groups through the Coronavirus Support for Multicultural Seniors program.

DANDENONG COMMUNITY GROUPS GO DIGITAL

The Victorian Government is helping 148 community organisations across Victoria to get creative and move their events online through the Multicultural Festivals and Events program.