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Healthy smiles for our kids

Students right across the state will have a brighter smile, thanks to our rollout of free dental care at all public primary and secondary schools.

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This year’s Budget begins that rollout, with an initial investment of $322 million, delivering on our promise to bring back dental vans.

This investment will save families around $400 a year per child, as well as the stress of taking time off work for appointments.

Once fully rolled out, this initiative will also free up more than 100,000 places in the public dental care system each year.

Media release

Delivering World-Class Health Care For All Victorians

Reviewed 27 May 2019