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Tackling Sexual Harassment In Our Courts And Tribunals

19th Apr 2021 The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the report of the Review of Sexual Harassment in Victorian Courts – marking another important step forward in stamping out sexual harassment in the workplace. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes said the review provided a clear path forward..

WORK GETTING SET TO START ON TOOBORAC PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Friday, 16 April 2021 Students at Tooborac Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that 1:1 Architects..

Better Court Outcomes For Aboriginal Families In Shepparton

Display problems? View this email in your browser. 16th Apr 2021 The cultural identity and needs of Aboriginal children and families involved in the child protection system will be placed at the centre of court proceedings with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Attorney-General Jaclyn..

Better Care And Jobs: Work Begins On Wangaratta Hospital

Display problems? View this email in your browser. 15th Apr 2021 Work is underway on a bigger and better Wangaratta Hospital, which will deliver around 60 new jobs and ensure people living in Victoria’s northeast can access the high-quality and safe care they need, closer..

Funding Boost To Keep More Women And Children Safe

14th Apr 2021 More women living with or at risk of family violence in Melbourne’s east will be able to access the support and legal advice they need thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes announced the Eastern Community Legal Centre..

New Appointment To Victoria’s Highest Court

13th Apr 2021 The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Solicitor-General Kristen Walker QC as a judge of the Court of Appeal. Ms Walker’s appointment as a judge of appeal follows a distinguished career of more than 25 years in the legal profession..

BROADFORD GETS BIG BOOST IN HEALTHCARE ACCESS

Friday, 26 March 2021 Victorians living in the Mitchell Shire now have access to more community health services with a $3.7 million revamp of Broadford’s Nexus Community Health Centre now complete, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes toured the..

Changing The Game With Autism Housing Support In Mansfield

1st Apr 2021 The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring young Victorians with autism and their families have access to the support they need with a new residential care program in Mansfield. The housing project is part of Mansfield Autism Statewide Services (MASS) ‘Operation Gamechanger’, located..

New Gold Guide To Improve Your Prospects This Easter

26th Mar 2021 More than 170 years on from the start of the gold rush, budding prospectors retracing the steps of pioneers in search of their own bounty will have help thanks to a new guide from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Resources Jaclyn..

WORK GETTING SET TO START ON EUROA PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Wednesday, 24 March 2021 Students at Euroa Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that Ed Ewers..

Specialist Local Government Watchdog Appointed

23rd March 2021 Local government wrongdoers have been put on notice, with the appointment of Michael Stefanovic AM as Victoria’s new Chief Municipal Inspector. Mr Stefanovic will protect the integrity of local governments by monitoring and investigating complaints about council operations, elections and prosecuting anyone..

CAMPGROUND INVESTMENT TO BOOST TOURISM IN NORTH EAST

Monday, 22 March 2021 Campgrounds, walking tracks and visitor sites throughout north-east Victoria are being revitalised thanks to the Victorian Government’s Victoria’s Great Outdoors (VGO). Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the $3.8 million investment over the next three years will deliver seven new..

MORE SUPPORT TO GROW CYCLE TOURISM IN THE NORTH EAST

Friday, 19 March 2021 Cyclists will soon have even more of a reason to visit north east Victoria with several exciting cycle tourism projects receiving funding through the Andrews Labor Government’s Ride High Country Fund. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited the Ovens..

New Laws Give Victorians Hope To Turn Their Lives Around

18th March 2021 Victorians who have carried the unfair burden of a minor historical offence will have a better chance to turn their lives around, thanks to new laws passed by Parliament today. The Spent Convictions Bill 2020 removes the barriers faced by those who..

WANGARATTA’S NEW POOLS MAKE A SPLASH

Friday, 19 March 2021 For the first time in the region, the greater Wangaratta community now has access to a dedicated hydrotherapy pool and a new FINA-compliant 50 metre outdoor pool, thanks to a $1.5 million grant and $6 million low-interest loan from the Victorian..

Criminal Jury Trials On Track To Resume In Regions

19th Mar 2021 The Andrews Labor Government is boosting regional courtroom capacity, enabling criminal jury trials to resume – keeping the justice system moving while improving the safety of communities. The Victorian Budget 2020-21 provided nearly $6 million to modify courtrooms across seven sites to..