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Five more vaccination pop-ups added to Bunnings stores

More Bunnings stores will provide easy access to COVID-19 vaccines for Victorians, with the iconic hardware store today adding five extra pop-up vaccination sites...

Victoria & Abu Dhabi to share mRNA research

The Andrews Labor Government and The Department of Health—Abu Dhabi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities in sharing respective mRNA...

Autumn pop-up push to lift third doses before winter

Victoria’s priority postcodes are at the heart of an autumn push to increase COVID-19 third dose vaccination rates in the lead up to winter. The...

Victoria secures partnership with Korea on vaccine research

The Andrews Labor Government has formalised collaboration with Korea on mRNA research and development, clinical trials and manufacturing under a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Vaccination pop-ups coming to a Bunnings near you

COVID-19 vaccines are coming to more than 20 Bunnings stores across Victoria from next week, as part of a partnership with the iconic hardware...

PCR Test Isolation Payment to close after tomorrow

Tomorrow will be the final day for Victorians who have taken a PCR test to be eligible to claim the Test Isolation Payment. Minister for...

No more masks in most indoor settings from Friday

As hospitalisation rates decline and third dose vaccination rates increase, a number of sensible changes to pandemic orders and public health recommendations in Victoria...
New research reveals impact on mental health of Australians

‘Border closures creating long-term mental health crisis’

Australia’s extended international COVID-19 border closures have led to high levels of psychological distress across the community, with experts suggesting future pandemic policy settings...

Supporting local manufacturing of RATs to meet demand

The Victorian Government is supporting local manufacturing of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to help secure critical supplies for the state and create more local...

A new stealth of sub-variant of Omicron emerging

CSIRO’s COVID-19 Project Leader, Professor Seshadri Vasan, has said a new sub-variant of Omicron is emerging but it is absolutely normal for the SARS-CoV-2...