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Artist impression of new Youth Justice facility

A strong and secure youth justice system

The Victorian Government today 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 today.

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.

Adult instructing a child to swim

Have your say

A new framework to help shape the future of sport and recreation is being developed.

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Last updated on 09/12/2016