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KIDS ENCOURAGED TO WALK TO SCHOOL

Families in Eastern Victoria are encouraged to hit the streets and walk, ride or scoot to school this October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program.

EXTRA MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE FOR VICTORIAN COURTS

Courts across Victoria are being helped to identify and provide extra support for offenders suffering a mental illness, thanks to a new initiative funded by the Andrews Labor Government.

KICKING GOALS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN EASTERN VICTORIA

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program, which provides women and girls with opportunities to participate in grassroots sport and active recreation – from the boardroom, to community events and beyond.

REDUCING STIGMA IN MENTAL HEALTH MONTH    

October is Mental Health Month - an opportunity for Eastern Victorian workplaces and community groups to to raise awareness of  the importance of social and emotional well-being.

GETTING EASTERN VICTORIAN CHILDREN READY FOR SCHOOL AND BEYOND

Children in Eastern Victoria are among more than 28,000 across the state set to benefit from programs and additional resources in 2020, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $160 million School Readiness Funding initiative.

UPGRADING EDUCATION FOR ALL TRARALGON STUDENTS

The Andrews Labor Government will modernise Traralgon College’s senior campus, and rebuild Latrobe Special Developmental School on the Traralgon College Junior Campus site, to meet the needs of current and future students in Traralgon.

EXPERTS APPOINTED TO RUN TRARALGON YOUTH REHAB BEDS

One of Victoria’s most respected alcohol and other drug support agencies has been appointed to run the Andrews Labor Government’s new youth residential rehabilitation service in the Latrobe Valley.

CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN EASTERN VICTORIA REGION SCHOOLS

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 Teachers, principals and school staff in Eastern Victoria are among the finalists being acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Acting Minister for Education Gayle Tierney today congratulated the 35 finalists across 12 award categories…

SUPPORT SERVICE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Business owners in the Latrobe Valley, or those considering starting businesses, can now access a free, flexible and confidential tailored support service thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

FREE TAFE GRADUATES AT TAFE GIPPSLAND READY FOR WORK

The first cohort of Free TAFE students from TAFE Gippsland have graduated from their courses and are beginning to secure jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Free TAFE initiative.