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Jacinta Allan wins race to become Victorian premier

Victoria has its first woman as premier in 30 years, with Jacinta Allan chosen by Labor to replace Daniel Andrews. 

Daniel Andrews quits as premier of Victoria

Daniel Andrews will step down as Victoria's leader and as the member for Mulgrave effective 5pm on Wednesday.

Scandals involving the Daniel Andrews Government

Governments under Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews have been peppered with scandals and allegations of wrongdoing during two terms in office.

Victoria to pay $380m to Commonwealth Games for cancelled event

The Victorian government has agreed to pay Commonwealth Games bodies $380 million in compensation after cancelling the 2026 event.

Dan Andrews to shirk federal and state Comm Games inquiries

Federal and state inquiries into Victoria's decision to cancel the 2026 Commonwealth Games are set to hold public hearings without the premier giving evidence.

‘Gross exaggeration’: 2026 Commonwealth Games $7b cost disputed

Organisers for the 2026 Commonwealth Games have disputed claims the now-cancelled event could have cost Victorian taxpayers $7 billion.

‘Concerning conduct’ from Daniel Andrews staff over health union grant

Daniel Andrews' government staff exerted pressure on health bureaucrats to award a lucrative contract to a union, but no corrupt conduct has been found by IBAC.

Long-awaited heart hospital to open in Australian first

Australia's first dedicated heart hospital is set to open in Melbourne, sparking a fresh war of words eight years after it triggered an election spending spree.

Victorians wake up to third Labor government

The Victorian Labor Government has won a third term, while Matthew Guy must now decide whether to stay on as Liberal Leader.

Daniel Andrews heckled as Vic campaign rolls on

Passers-by have heckled Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews during an announcement at a Melbourne dog park during the election campaign.

Victoria’s premier Daniel Andrews pressured on IBAC ‘interview’

Pressure is mounting on Victoria's premier to disclose if he's been interviewed for a second time by the state's corruption watchdog as part of an active investigation. 

Victoria government strikes deal to pass pandemic law

The Victorian government has agreed to six amendments to its pandemic legislation, securing the extra vote it needs to pass parliament.