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Now, millions can gain access to Covid anti-viral treatments

All Australians aged over 70 who test positive to COVID will be able to access antivirals on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Access will also...

Pandemic declaration extended on grounds of serious health risks

Premier Daniel Andrews has extended the pandemic declaration to apply to the State of Victoria from 11.59pm Tuesday, 12 July, for three months. Andrews...

No more proof of vaccination status for travel to & from Australia

People will be able to travel to and from Australia without being required to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status from 12.01am, 6 July. The decision...

Suspension of fridge discounts after reports of gaming

Government incentives for energy efficient refrigerated cabinets will be removed from the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program as of today until a full activity...

Free flu shots extended, will continue to July 10

Following overwhelmingly positive feedback from participating GPs and pharmacies and to further boost vaccination as much as possible, the program will continue to 10...

Jacinta Allan new Deputy Premier, other new appointments

Jacinta Allan will become Deputy Premier and five outstanding members of parliament will step up to join the Ministry. Following the Parliamentary Labor Party meeting...

Victoria bans display of Nazi hate symbols in public

Victoria has become the first Australian state or territory to ban the public display of the Nazi symbol in recognition of its role in...

Hundreds of prisoners to be employed after their release under new plan

A new partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and private business will see hundreds of prisoners employed after their release—getting more lives back on...

How safe is your car? Alarming data points to prioritising safety

The concerning number of Victorians dying in older vehicles has prompted a plea for people in the market for a car to do their...

Free flu shots for all Victorians throughout June

With cases of flu in Victoria having increased by more than 30 per cent in the past week alone from 10,000 to 15,000, after...