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Archives for April, 2015

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More Support, Jobs And Skills For Young People At Risk

The Andrews Labor Government has saved the Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLENs) that assist hundreds of thousands of young people who are at risk of dropping out of school and dropping out of the economy. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced that the 2015-16 State Budget will..

Workers Commemorated On International Memorial Day

The Andrews Labor Government stands alongside all Victorian workers in commemorating International Workers Memorial Day 2015. The lives of 20 workers who died in Victoria over the last 12 months have been remembered in a moving tribute at the Victorian Trades Hall this morning as..

Minister Announces New WorkHealth Advisory Group

Minister for Finance, Robin Scott, today announced that CEO of Cancer Council Victoria, Todd Harper, will lead a new Ministerial Advisory Group to develop a major strategy to improve the health of all Victorian workers. Mr Harper will head a group of leading public health..

WorkSafe Awards Calling On Health And Safety Leaders

Entries for the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards opened today, with businesses and employees that have demonstrated a passion for improving workplace health and safety encouraged to apply. Now in their 27th year, the prestigious awards recognise outstanding contributions to health and safety and returning to the..

Statement On Yom Hashoah – Holocaust

On Yom HaShoah, Jews in Israel and the Diaspora come together to commemorate six million innocent souls that were lost at the hands of history’s greatest atrocity. After World War II, Australia became a home for the most Holocaust survivors per capita of any nation…

Seeds Of Friendship Symbolises The Bond Between Australia And Turkey

A granite sculpture, Seeds of Friendship, will take pride of place in Kings Domain to commemorate the important friendship between Australia and Turkey Today, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Veterans, John Eren, unveiled the Australian Turkish Friendship Memorial, which honours the enduring relationship first forged between the two..

Projects To Make Our Multicultural State Even Stronger

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $100,000 in social cohesion initiatives to bring families and communities together in Greater Dandenong. The initiatives will be delivered by the City of Greater Dandenong, working alongside local organisations. The funding will support: Multi-faith and multicultural education programs in..

100 Days Until Soccer Stars Meet At The MCG

The eyes of the sporting world will again be locked on Melbourne when a trio of international soccer giants go head-to-head at the MCG. English Premier League heavyweight Manchester City, Spanish champion Real Madrid and Italian Serie A club A.S. Roma will all feature in..

Minister Condemns Violence And Calls For Respect For Difference

The Andrews Labor Government condemns today’s violence by a minority of demonstrators at Federation Square. Victoria is a proudly multicultural and multi-faith state and Victorians lead the nation in respect for difference and rejection of racism. Our many cultural, linguistic and religious communities are united..