Archives for April, 2021

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Connection And Signal Improvements For Victorian Towns

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local businesses and communities by investing in new infrastructure to improve mobile coverage and broadband services across the state. Some 17 towns and local government areas can expect better services thanks to the confirmed upgrades, including locations in Gippsland,..

Major Boost For Victorian Researchers In COVID Fight

The Andrews Labor Government is increasing funding for a study into the effects of coronavirus, and backing ground-breaking research into new and emerging strains, long-term coronavirus symptoms and potential links between the disease and unborn children. The work will build on the Murdoch Children’s Research..

Aboriginal Victorians Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

Eight outstanding Aboriginal Victorians are receiving scholarships to remove barriers to education, thanks to a partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association. The recipients of Aunty Mary Atkinson scholarships will be supported with grants of $30,000 a year for up..

Ballarat Round Table Advancing Aboriginal Jobs Strategy

Aboriginal Victorians in Ballarat will help guide the development of a new plan to boost training and job opportunities, thanks to an Aboriginal employment round table being held today. The meeting in Ballarat is one of nine happening across the state, which bring together each..

New Biobank The Next Step In Maddie’s Vision

The Andrews Labor Government is backing initiatives in the fight against bone marrow failure syndromes, launching a vital new biobank to conduct ground-breaking research. The new biobank is the first of its kind in Australia and will be the next important step toward hopefully finding..

Backing Business With New Tech Adoption Support

The Andrews Labor Government is helping small to medium-size businesses implement digital solutions that improve productivity, drive growth and create jobs through a new funding program. Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy Jaala Pulford today launched the $5 million Technology Adoption and..

Hundreds Of Places Now Better Connected

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local business and communities receive better mobile coverage, thanks to the rollout of more than 200 mobile base stations around the state. The 200th station was recently activated in Knowsley, east of Bendigo, improving reception in and around the..