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Dan Andrews @DanielAndrewsMP Melbourne, Australia

Premier of Victoria.

3,118 Following   258,831 Followers   6,789 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/20/10


We can do this. https://t.co/xkPa7sYmrT
9/20
2020
Statement on regional Victoria reaching the Third Step. https://t.co/VNMnU3Y7zD
9/15
2020
Today we have: 1,336 total active cases, down from over 7,880 in mid-August. 74 active cases in regional areas,… https://t.co/7m2LbdTa2l
9/11
2020
We know lots of people are trying to access this website at the moment – it’s struggling a bit. In the meantime, h… https://t.co/PdXDpBr1HAStatement from the Premier on Victoria's steps to COVID Normal. For more information on what this means for region… https://t.co/goG7uJ8JdU
9/6
2020
This is a tough time – made even tougher. But as we've proven time and time again, we are at our best work when we… https://t.co/KlUUdNngmMFor now, if you're in an affected area, please continue to listen to the advice – and please, stay safe.I know there'll be lots of questions about how restrictions will affect you if you've been impacted. And I'll do m… https://t.co/7i2utXVBuVAs a result of these storms, there's some important information regarding water supply in Melbourne's northern and… https://t.co/J7Tk2TmuTxAnd tragically, three Victorians lost their lives. As a state, I know we're thinking of their families and holding… https://t.co/RHZkbjzFXSLast night a massive storm hit our state. More than 2,000 calls for help were made to the SES. Hundreds of homes an… https://t.co/WDALh3KoDj
8/28
2020
Getting back to normal won't ever be an option if we can't protect what we've already achieved. These changes are… https://t.co/U7NX8jmZXNExtending the State of Emergency is about ensuring that we can legally make the changes our health experts need to… https://t.co/jmsDoAFudf
8/24
2020
Sharon can't do it all on her own. We need our best defence and our strongest team to beat this virus. Who's in? https://t.co/W7XMGcqscp
8/22
2020
More info: https://t.co/d4sE6ZKLjpAnd remember – regardless of restrictions, you can leave home at any time to escape family violence. There will a… https://t.co/6wnqVqI1EPYou can call the Men's Referral Service at any time on 1300 766 491 or, if you're experiencing family violence, you… https://t.co/2jBUiIHNCaThere's no shame in seeking help – whether you're someone who has already used violence at home or whether you're w… https://t.co/cybrVaTPAtThis is an incredibly stressful time for everyone – but there's simply no excuse for family violence. Not now. Not ever.And because we know early intervention can make a huge difference, we're also creating an extra 400 places in suppo… https://t.co/6ahTrNi7NyIt will get perpetrators out of the house and make sure families have a safe place to live – without the stress of… https://t.co/XJNb8DgDnCThat's why we're providing 1,500 new spaces in short-term accommodation and behaviour-change programs for people wh… https://t.co/CFZPtXdfPTIt shouldn't be up to victims of family violence to leave their home in order to find safety. Especially now. https://t.co/fkLwhWfCS5
8/17
2020
You only turn 18 once. Couldn't be more proud. https://t.co/QNMU5zZkex
8/16
2020
As a parent, I cannot imagine the pain being felt in Fitzroy North tonight. My heart goes out to family, friends an… https://t.co/ktA8eGP7h1
8/15
2020
Others aren't so lucky. Please don't take that chance. For yourself. For your family. For every single Victorian.Or you might not recover. Maybe the best doctors and nurses, the best hospitals and the best equipment can't save y… https://t.co/onoX5z4V24You might recover – if you can call it that. You won't need the machines any more – but like June, you won't be qu… https://t.co/anddfNrbp8It can start off as a bit of a cough or slight runny nose. You might not even think you're sick. But before you kn… https://t.co/kBHl6xYRpd
8/12
2020
She hasn't seen her kids in over a month, and she can barely get to the other side of the room. So if you're think… https://t.co/BNmv4fINRZThis virus is wicked. It doesn't discriminate. It does not stop. And young or old – its impacts are brutal and po… https://t.co/eKKnB9Dnk8
8/10
2020
This will make sure our senior students aren't disadvantaged when it comes to deciding what they want to do next ye… https://t.co/FtU6Pw3jLdYour exam results, the GAT, and the results of assessment tasks you completed before we started remote learning wil… https://t.co/Y9B9IIfhqLSome have had to step up and help out their families more. And not every student has had a quiet place to study at… https://t.co/CfprNs9ajNThe final year of school is hard enough – and this pandemic hasn't made it any easier. It's not just remote learni… https://t.co/rJRhYWFgNJ
8/7
2020
To all our students – from our very youngest, to those in their final year: I'm so proud of you. Keep working hard. You've got this. Dan.This is a message to the thousands of Victorian students returning to remote learning today. I know this isn't how… https://t.co/26GxuT9fHEhttps://t.co/hnPI18knFvThank you. https://t.co/A2RkFxE9ks
8/4
2020
Statement from the Premier on business restrictions: https://t.co/ktX49qJ4hU
8/3
2020
And a full breakdown of the changes is available here: https://t.co/LevLIefSOLAccessible versions of these statements will be available shortly from https://t.co/nzC7pCJQwsStatement on regional Victoria moving to Stage 3 restrictions: https://t.co/wzUOIG769XStatement on Melbourne moving to Stage 4 restrictions: https://t.co/mFu1Kr1NO0
8/2
2020
4,200 people have claimed our $300 support payment so they can stay home while they wait for their test results. T… https://t.co/RR63EsxOI6
7/31
2020
We need to keep cases in regional Victoria as low as we can – and this will go a long way to helping us to do that.… https://t.co/nNdCgz9qa9Last week, face coverings became mandatory for people living in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. Now, fr… https://t.co/L2S4KvYoHYStatement from the Premier on changes in regional Victoria. An accessible version of this statement will be availa… https://t.co/hQ0vQbmQuA
7/30
2020
Twenty-six Victorians under the age of 40 are currently in hospital with coronavirus. Five are in intensive care.… https://t.co/c546Jt8vPA
7/29
2020
This is an opportunity to break the cycle of homelessness – and to provide security and stability to Victorians who… https://t.co/lOwZisIkbbWe're also extending the current accommodation arrangements until April next year while everyone transitions to the… https://t.co/sYus8fe21cWe'll cover the lease of more than 1,000 private rental properties, and provide tailored assistance to each tenant… https://t.co/sKF5k7eJ9KAnd it's why today we announced a $150 million package to support them to move from that temporary solution into long-term housing.That's why back in April we made crisis accommodation in vacant hotels available to Victorians experiencing homeles… https://t.co/LPwOF5tcAMYou can't stay home if you don't have one. And you can't wash your hands and protect yourself if you don't have ac… https://t.co/oyo2veYITK
7/28
2020
This is Michael. He's 46. Lives in Berwick. And he spent 72 days in hospital with coronavirus. Michael's sharing… https://t.co/WGe3oGpVvg
7/26
2020
But most importantly - every single one of them will be given out free to Victorians who need them, and frontline community workers too.Here are just some of the millions of face masks being made in Victoria. We've placed an order for over two millio… https://t.co/KQ0coWVohU
7/24
2020
If you only watch one thing today, please make it this message from Abbey – a Clinical Nurse Specialist at @TheRMHhttps://t.co/ZuPfAf8pu5And if you test positive or are a close contact of a confirmed case, we'll also provide a $1,500 support payment to… https://t.co/2JmDco1tcdToo many people are going to work sick because they can’t afford to miss a shift. That’s why we’re bringing in a n… https://t.co/1mMNhmpueu
7/23
2020
Stay home. Isolate. And keep your workmates and your loved ones safe. https://t.co/VJ3UheCkGKThe most important thing is to slow the spread. That means if you start to feel sick, you should assume you have t… https://t.co/uOvjYltlEUIf doing the right thing results in lost income, we'll help you. We have $1,500 hardship payments available for an… https://t.co/do9RKPPxtD'Waiting for the results' has to mean exactly that. It can't mean 'Hopefully I'll test negative, so I'll just kee… https://t.co/7qrWO7ZUWGBut for now, we have to deal with the immediate health crisis we're facing. So I implore all Victorians: if you're… https://t.co/5763WyG0vpFar too many people don't have sick leave entitlements. Far too many people can't afford to miss a shift. This i… https://t.co/mppR4ZzgxtIt's about recognising that far too many people are either not taking this seriously enough – or they're having to… https://t.co/11nj2npREZThat means 2,056 people carried on as usual – despite being concerned enough or sick enough to go and get tested.… https://t.co/frDebZd6XnThat's 3,400 people who kept going to work. Kept going to the supermarket. Kept caring for loved ones. Then, aft… https://t.co/XeXb1aShzlThis is incredibly concerning. Of the 3,810 Victorians who tested positive for coronavirus over the past three wee… https://t.co/SknorCdjBA
7/22
2020
Parent-teacher interviews look a little different this year. There's no handbook for this – but I know every singl… https://t.co/Nbhig0AvLo
7/21
2020
Nurses and doctors wear masks when they’re treating you. So I don’t think it’s too much to wear one when you’re at… https://t.co/pcIcoJ3erV
7/20
2020
Because right now, there's nothing more important than getting this under control. And no one should have to choos… https://t.co/vXTOUo5nIYAnd care packages are available for people who've had to self isolate, and who don't have family or friends to help… https://t.co/QGqGy5iPFmIf you’re asked to isolate by the public health team and doing so means you’ll lose your income - we’ll provide a $… https://t.co/J1ErP21Y3x
7/16
2020
We often talk about healthcare workers being on the frontline of this pandemic. But in reality – they're our last… https://t.co/Z9XYb681ZA
7/14
2020
A journalist asked me a question yesterday – and I answered it. She then called my office to say sorry. I consider… https://t.co/6IjXabU44B
7/10
2020
Please do the right thing. For yourself. For your family. For every single Victorian.This isn't about rules and finding creative ways to get around them. It's about every single one of us understandi… https://t.co/2MTdXW2QShI know people will be feeling a lot of different emotions tonight. No one wants to be in this situation. But in t… https://t.co/ITXS3wOJsZ
7/8
2020
And here's a full list of the changes across the state: https://t.co/WHIFI6DfwjAn accessible version of this statement will be available here shortly https://t.co/l9uPOBKGdqStatement from the Premier on Stay at Home restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. https://t.co/7tc3esHZnH
7/7
2020
This is not about punishment. It's about protection for thousands of vulnerable people – many of whom have major un… https://t.co/6ddEQp1O8lPublic tenants will not be charged rent for two weeks. We'll provide $1,500 cash payments for households with fami… https://t.co/RiGToOPzbeWe'll make sure no family in the nine restricted public housing towers suffers financial hardship as a result of th… https://t.co/Ao7zlvqT2M
7/5
2020
Statement from the Premier on further local restrictions. https://t.co/ZT9roaMwlP
7/4
2020
For more detail about local restrictions, visit: https://t.co/6QeaZKam0n If you have friends or family in these ar… https://t.co/FxmSFWYK4vWe all have to dig deep to make this work. To those residents going into local lockdown from midnight tonight – th… https://t.co/f4VKOWL53l
7/1
2020
Statement from the Premier on local restrictions: https://t.co/d0JbQWHpEx
6/30
2020
Statement from the Premier on the Suburban Testing Blitz: https://t.co/83Le7IFeW2
6/25
2020
Places that are opening for the first time – such as gyms – will be able to go ahead. The limit of 20 people in ven… https://t.co/K1hjjlSxUFThat's why yesterday we announced that as of 11.59pm tonight, you can only have five guests in your home – and some… https://t.co/wjqTZ1Ms2PSome people are pretending this is over because they desperately want it to be. No one wishes that were the case… https://t.co/WoORTawPWxBecause no one should have to choose between self-isolating when they need to and getting paid.  That doesn't help… https://t.co/I1IBtFWXASWe're providing a one-off $1,500 payment to workers who test positive or are a close contact of a confirmed case, a… https://t.co/rYyBLdSgoL
6/21
2020
And here's a guide to the changes and timelines: https://t.co/2UBsqdOwWcStatement from the Premier on changes to restrictions in Victoria: https://t.co/AcQxG4clmYThey could choose to live to their fullest, and to die how they wanted. Peacefully and painlessly. Because everyon… https://t.co/3BFKyjBHFt
6/20
2020

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