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A Stronger Prison System To Keep People Safe

Victoria’s prisons will be expanded and made stronger, with boosted offending behaviour programs, as the Andrews Labor Government takes action to break the cycle of reoffending, continue keeping the community safe, and creating jobs in the process.

Giving Kids A Chance To Reboot Their Lives

More than 25 at-risk young people have been given a second chance to turn their lives around through a program backed by the Andrews Labor Government. The ReBoot youth crime prevention program, run by Anglicare, identifies the services and support each individual young person needs..

Delivering Upgrades To Non-Government Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure all school students benefit from a record investment in education infrastructure, with a $402 million contribution for upgrades for the non-government school sector.

New Safeguards For Prison Sport Programs

Corrections Victoria’s prison sports programs will recommence with strict new eligibility criteria and safeguards as part of a series of reforms by the Andrews Labor Government.

New Prison Unit Completes Health And Wellbeing Hub

A new 48-bed unit for women prisoners with complex needs will open at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) today, completing a Mental Health and Wellbeing Precinct worth more than $40 million.

Recruitment Drive To Boost Corrections Ranks

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the ranks of our highly trained prison officers with recruitment for a new all-female prison officer training squad kicking off today.

Local Jobs First Commissioner Putting Victorians First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian workers and businesses first with a new Commissioner who will advocate for Victorian businesses and workers, so they get a greater share of government projects. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced the appointment of Mr..