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VCAL students guaranteed TAFE place as Victoria records 14 new cases, eight deaths

Thousands of year 12 students taking the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning will be guaranteed a TAFE place next year, while agriculture workers will be allowed to move freely across NSW and Victoria.

  • by Ashleigh McMillan


Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews swearing in at Hotel Quarantine Inquiry.

Andrews says Mikakos in charge of hotels, unsure who decided on guards

The Premier has told the hotels quarantine inquiry that he regarded his health minister as being responsible for implementing the program.

  • by Michael Fowler and Michael Bachelard
Health Minister Jenny Mikakos at the hotel quarantine inquiry.

Doubt thrown on Mikakos' inquiry evidence as Trades Hall backs HWU

More strife for embattled Health Minister as March press conference comes back to haunt her and peak unions body backs Health Workers Union in privatisation row.

  • by Noel Towell, Paul Sakkal and Sumeyya Ilanbey

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