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Backing young LGBTIQ+ Victorians

The Victorian Government is standing with young queer, transgender and gender diverse Victorians and their families, with a fast-tracked funding boost to give them better access to vital health and support services. Read more

covid-safe plan

VIC Government plans to keep schools open in 2022

As Victorians prepare for the beginning of the 2022 school year, the Victorian Government has released its roadmap to keep schools open, with a full suite of COVID-19 measures to keep teachers and families safe. Read more


School kids dive back into swimming lessons

School students will be able to enjoy swimming lessons once again as the Victorian Government provides vouchers for catch-up lessons missed during the pandemic.  Read more


Tailored mental health support for schools

Schools will be able to pick the mental health tools that best match the needs of their students, with the Victorian Government’s Schools Mental Health Fund providing a suite of options to give students tailored support. Read more

VCE Exams

New settings for safe, successful VCE exams

The public health team is making important changes to the management of school exposures and students who become primary close contacts – ensuring Year 12s can sit their VCE exams with confidence. Read more