Media Releases

Search Media Releases

More Support For Hospitals To Tackle Family Violence

Hundreds of hospital staff will be trained to identify the signs of family violence and help patients experiencing harm to seek support as part of a $1.2 million boost from the Andrews Labor Government.

Protecting Babies From Deadly Whooping Cough

The number of cases of babies with whooping cough have more than halved in the last year after the Andrews Labor Government reinstated the free whooping cough vaccine for new and expectant parents

$13 Million Boost For Emergency Services Volunteers

Emergency services volunteers around the state will share in almost $13 million in Andrews Labor Government grants to buy new equipment. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced the recipients of the 2016-17 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program. Mr Merlino joined Member for Bendigo..

Commitment To Cancer Saving Thousands Of Lives

Victoria has set itself the ambitious target of saving 10,000 lives from cancer in the next 10 years as it launches a co-ordinated plan to tackle the insidious disease.

New VCCC Chair And Deputy Chair Appointed

Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy, today announced the appointments of the new Chair and Deputy Chair to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Limited Board.