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34,000 new mums celebrate Mother's Day 2018

14 May 2018

Around 34,000 Victorian women celebrated Mother’s Day for the first time this year according to new figures released by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

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Grants available for equipment for emergency volunteer groups

27 April 2018

Volunteer organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) funding.

Stay informed about the new prison being built in Lara

24 April 2018

The Victorian Government is building a new maximum security prison in Lara and you can keep informed on the planning and progress of the project.

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The department acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.