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New Victorian Government Ministry 


On Monday 27 June 2022, a new Victorian Government Ministry was sworn in by the Governor of Victoria. The swearing in of the new Ministry comes as four long-serving Labor MP’s whom were Lead Minister’s (responsible for the Department) in the Andrews Government announced they would not recontest the next election and as such opted… Continue reading New Victorian Government Ministry 

2022-23 Victorian Budget


On 3 May 2022 Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas MP delivered the Andrews Labor Government’s eighth Budget. The 2022-23 Budget is aimed at recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, with a key feature of the budget being the Pandemic Repair Plan and a significant investment in health. The Treasurer laid out the… Continue reading 2022-23 Victorian Budget

Victorian Government to ease COVID-19 restrictions


On Wednesday morning Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley announced the Victorian Government will ease COVID-19 restrictions from 11:59pm, Friday 22 April. The decision to remove many of the remaining restrictions comes as the Omicron wave recedes and 70 per cent of Victorian adults have received their third vaccination. The following changes will be made to… Continue reading Victorian Government to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Updated Mask Mandates in Victoria and a Safe Return to the Office 


On Tuesday 22 February 2022, Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, alongside the Victorian Minister for Health, Martin Foley declared that as of 11:59pm on Friday 25 February 2022, the public health recommendation for Victorians to work or study from home will be withdrawn.  Due to the increased third dose vaccination rates in conjunction with a decline… Continue reading Updated Mask Mandates in Victoria and a Safe Return to the Office 

Victoria eases COVID-19 restrictions


On Thursday 17 February 2022 Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, announced an easing of COVID-19 measures put in place to contain the state’s Covid-19 Omicron outbreak. The changes announced will be in place from 6pm Friday, 18 February 2022; and include the removal of density limits and the reopening of indoor dance floors.   When these… Continue reading Victoria eases COVID-19 restrictions

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