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Social housing - Cardigan Street, Carlton

More growth and better outcomes for social housing

The Victorian Government has announced a bold new approach to give social housing organisations more power to build, buy and rent homes for vulnerable Victorians.

Artist impression of new Youth Justice facility

A strong and secure youth justice system

The Victorian Government announced it will build a secure $288.8 million youth justice facility, in a fundamental overhaul of the state’s youth justice system.

Aerial photo of new Bendigo Hospital

New Bendigo Hospital opens

Bendigo's new world-class hospital opens its doors to the public.

People holding hands

Bourke Street incident: help and support

The Victorian Government is establishing a community fund to help families whose loved ones died in this tragedy.

Artist impression of the new transportable homes

A unique collaboration

57 new affordable homes will be built on vacant VicRoads’ land in Melbourne’s inner west, adding much needed housing stock to the Melbourne market.

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Last updated on 09/12/2016