Robin Scott MP has welcomed the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy’s launch of the Victorian Heart Maps. These maps reveal the rates of heart attack and cardiac arrest in Victoria, including Preston. The data taken from the last six years..
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Robin Scott MP has today congratulated Jnaallii Penrith from Melbourne Polytechnic in Preston for taking out the Victorian Koorie Student of the Year at the 2015 Victorian Training Awards. The Victorian Training Awards recognise the hard work of Victoria’s apprentices, trainees, training teacher and providers…
The Andrews Labor Government will this week introduce landmark legislation to guarantee minimum numbers of nurses and midwives to care for Victorian patients. The Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Bill 2015 will ensure quality care and better outcomes for patients.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $160,000 round of small grants for projects that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) young people and promote their rights, health and wellbeing. This announcement marks Wear It Purple day, which is about respecting and supporting LGBTI young people to be proud of who they are.
The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed the confirmation of Victoria’s triple A stable credit rating by international agency, Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor’s said the rating reflects our state’s ‘very strong financial management and economy’, and ‘Victoria’s strong budgetary performance and low contingent liabilities’, endorsing the measured and strategic approach taken by the Andrews Labor Government to Victoria’s budget.
Member for Preston Robin Scott MP has today reinforced the importance of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to strengthen councillor conduct standards. The proposed Local Government (Improved Governance) Bill 2015, to be presented to Parliament in the next month, will clarify expectations of councillors, provide..
The Andrews Labor Government today announced the six ambulance stations that will be rebuilt as part of a $20 million investment to modernise and upgrade ambulance facilities across Victoria. In metropolitan Melbourne, ambulance stations will be rebuilt in Kew, Dandenong, and Preston. In regional Victoria, stations will be rebuilt in Echuca, Orbost, and Sale.
The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Victoria’s reputation as the nation’s leader for renewable energy, today unveiling its Renewable Energy Roadmap. Member for Preston Robin Scott MP said the Renewable Energy Roadmap is the first to announce the Government’s plan to attract Victoria’s share..
Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley visited Australia’s games development hub ‘The Arcade’ today to announce the program for the first Melbourne International Games Week. Running from 23 October to 1 November, Melbourne International Games Week 2015 will bring together a host of games and..
The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape has been chosen as Victoria’s number one priority for UNESCO World Heritage listing. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Budj Bim to make the announcement, and meet with the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation. Home to the Gunditjmara people for..
Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert has today given the keynote speech at the Australia China Business Council forum on international education. The forum brings together leading names in international education with the main discussion centring on how Victoria can maintain our largest service..
Melbourne has been voted the world’s most liveable city for a fifth-straight year. The annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index looks at 140 cities worldwide, and we topped the list once more. Melbourne secured perfect scores of 100 in healthcare, education and infrastructure, culture..
Minister for Small Business Philip Dalidakis today lodged a notice of decision confirming the Andrews Labor Government’s election commitment to make Grand Final Friday and Easter Sunday public holidays from this year. The new public holidays will deliver massive benefits across the state, boosting regional..
More than 150 public schools will share in $27 million to fix ageing buildings and infrastructure, Minister for Education James Merlino announced today. Almost 330 buildings at 153 schools will be renovated and refurbished so that Victoria’s children can receive a quality education in quality..
Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a boost to three projects in the heart of Broadmeadows. Speaking at the Broadmeadows Economic and Cultural Development Summit, organised and championed by Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire, Mr Pallas announced funding of $1.3 million to begin the revitalisation of..