#Victoria

  • Article: Victoria To Ban Logging of Native Forests Under Groundbreaking New Policy

    Victoria To Ban Logging of Native Forests Under Groundbreaking New Policy

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 11, 2019

    By 2030, Victoria’s protected native forests will be larger than the size of Tasmania. Read more

  • Article: Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 4, 2019

    The ban is expected to help protect the environment by reducing plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: A Social Worker Will Be Employed Within Melbourne City Libraries to Support Vulnerable Citizens

    A Social Worker Will Be Employed Within Melbourne City Libraries to Support Vulnerable Citizens

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 2, 2019

    “This is a place you are not going to get turned away.” Read more

  • Article: Victoria Passes Birth Certificate Bill in ‘Momentous’ Win for Transgender Rights

    Victoria Passes Birth Certificate Bill in ‘Momentous’ Win for Transgender Rights

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 30, 2019

    “We can now get a birth certificate that reflects who we are on a day-to-day basis.” Read more

  • Article: 1 in 3 Students in New South Wales and Victoria Have Experienced Racial Bullying: Report

    1 in 3 Students in New South Wales and Victoria Have Experienced Racial Bullying: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 28, 2019

    "Racism and racial discrimination are avoidable and unfair.” Read more

  • Article: Doctor Uses Minivan to Offer Melbourne’s Homeless Free Medical Care

    Doctor Uses Minivan to Offer Melbourne’s Homeless Free Medical Care

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 27, 2019

    "It’s a general practice — just in a bus.” Read more

  • Article: A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List

    A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2019

    It is the first site in Australia to be protected purely for its Aboriginal cultural significance. Read more

  • Article: The Education Gap Between Country and City Students in Victoria Continues to Grow

    The Education Gap Between Country and City Students in Victoria Continues to Grow

    By Madeleine Keck|June 17, 2019

    “It’s of concern because we want all communities to be strong and to be able to regenerate.” Read more