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Archives for July, 2015

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Worksafe Taking Up Office In Geelong From Late 2016

WorkSafe will soon begin a two-stage relocation process to Geelong, with the first group of staff making the move from its Melbourne headquarters in late 2016, the Acting Minister for Finance Tim Pallas said today. One hundred and fifty five roles from across the organisation,..

New TAC Chief Executive Appointed

Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the appointment of Joe Calafiore as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). Mr Calafiore as the Head of Community Relations at TAC was responsible for the Commission’s road safety team,..

Tony Abbott Doesn’t Care About Victorian Jobs

The future of shipbuilding in Victoria is under threat and 800 high-skill jobs are at risk, but Tony Abbott is doing nothing to avert this disaster. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Industry Lily D’Ambrosio in Williamstown to receive another update on the future..

Victorian Government And AFL Join To Embrace Diversity

Premier Daniel Andrews today announced a partnership with the AFL for the 2015 Multicultural Round: Many Cultures, One Game. The announcement took place at the MCG with AFL General Manager Clubs and AFL Operations Travis Auld Collingwood Club President Eddie McGuire and players Jobe Watson, Dale..

Funding To Support Culturally Diverse Seniors Groups

Multicultural seniors organisations in Victoria will receive a $6.8 million boost over four years through a new round of grants announced today by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott. The Multicultural Senior Citizens Organisational Support grants are intended to provide financial assistance to non-profit..

Helping Multicultural Media Reach More Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $450,000 for a new grants program, so multicultural media outlets across Victoria can upgrade equipment and technology. The grants will enable media outlets to upgrade their equipment to meet modern technology standards, ensuring the delivery of high-quality news and..

Study Will Determine Future Of Education In Preston

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Preston Robin Scott today visited the former Preston Girls College site with local families and community groups to discuss the future of education in the area. A demographic feasibility study is currently underway to determine the needs..

Major Construction Begins On First Level Crossing Removal

Major works are now underway at the Burke Road level crossing, the first of 50 dangerous and congested crossings that will be removed by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan visited the Burke Road level..

New Advisory Group To Strengthen Social Cohesion

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced a new advisory group that will support the Andrews Labor Government’s efforts to strengthen social cohesion in Victoria. The Social Cohesion and Community Resilience Advisory Group will help address economic and social disengagement that may lead to..

Fresh Face For Victorian Multicultural Commission

Helen Kapalos will serve as the new Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement tonight at the Premier’s Iftar Dinner, celebrating the nearing end of the holy month of Ramadan. Ms Kapalos’ contributions to both state and country are extensive,..

Tractor Safety The Focus Of National Farm Safety Week

The Andrews Labor Government is urging farmers to take extra care, particularly around tractors, following the release of figures which show more than 10 farmers are injured every week on Victorian farms. Minister for Finance Robin Scott expressed his concern during a visit to Federation..

Slam Dunk For Victoria’s South Sudanese Community

Today the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, joined Melbourne United and NBA superstar Luol Deng to announce the signing of the club’s first ever South Sudanese Australian player, Majok Majok. Majok was born in South Sudan, and moved to Perth with his family as..

Minister Opens CISA National Conference 2015

Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, celebrated the role of international students in Victoria’s vibrant multicultural community, in his opening address today at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Conference 2015. The three-day CISA conference, themed ‘Celebrating Achievements, Together towards Tomorrow’, discusses sector..

Funding For The Greek Community To Support New Arrivals

Today the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, visited the Australian Greek Welfare Society (AGWS) to announce the provision of election commitment funding. The Andrews Labor Government has committed $90,000 per annum over four years to the AGWS, to work in collaboration with the Greek..

Realignment For More Efficient Multicultural Funding

The Andrews Labor Government has underlined its commitment to a thriving, diverse and harmonious Victoria through a $74 million investment to bolster multicultural affairs and social cohesion in the last budget. To maximise the return on this investment, the Labor Government is realigning the functions..