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Jenny Mikakos is a former Australian politician for the Labor Party who was a Member of the Legislative Council of Victoria from 1999 to 2020. She served as the Minister for Health, Minister for Ambulance Services and Minister for the Coordination of Health and Human Services COVID-19 as well as Deputy Leader of the Government, but resigned these positions and from parliament on 26 September 2020 in the wake of criticism of her role in hotel quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Sheena Watt set to create history as Victorian Labor's first Indigenous parliamentarianSheena Watt, a trade unionist and proud Indigenous woman, says she has been preselected to fill Jenny Mikakos' vacant seat in Victorian parliament.
Watt says she has won Vic preselectionSheena Watt, a trade unionist and proud Indigenous woman, has officially been preselected to fill Jenny Mikakos' vacant seat in Victorian parliament.
Indigenous woman to claim vacant Vic seatYorta Yorta woman Sheena Watt is set to become Victorian Labor's first Indigenous MP, filling the northern Melbourne seat left vacant by Jenny Mikakos.
Victorian Labor to select its first Indigenous MP after health minister's resignationYorta Yorta woman Sheena Watt is set to become Labor's first Indigenous MP in Victorian parliament, replacing Jenny Mikakos.
Vic Labor to select first Indigenous MPYorta Yorta woman Sheena Watt is set to become Victorian Labor's first Indigenous MP, filling the Northern Metro seat left vacant by Jenny Mikakos.
Victoria records 16 new coronavirus cases, two deaths as restrictions set to be easedCoronavirus restrictions in Melbourne are set to be eased slightly from Monday, as the Victorian government reacts to the resignation of health minister Jenny Mikakos.
Victorian mental health minister Martin Foley replaces health minister Jenny Mikakos following resignationPremier Daniel Andrews says he was informed of Jenny Mikakos' decision to resign by text message, adding that he believes she took 'the appropriate course of action'.
Victorian health minister Jenny Mikakos resigns after premier's testimony to inquiryVictorian health minister Jenny Mikakos will resign from parliament as the state prepares to ease coronavirus restrictions.
Mikakos wanted the army in Vic's hotelsHealth Minister Jenny Mikakos says she didn't know security guards were being used in Victoria's hotel quarantine program until a coronavirus outbreak in May.
'Too many cooks' running hotels: MikakosHealth Minister Jenny Mikakos says she didn't know security guards were being used in Victoria's hotel quarantine program until a coronavirus outbreak in May.
Emotional Jenny Mikakos when discussing COVID-19 in Greek communityVictorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos became emotional while speaking about an outbreak at the St Basil's aged care facility in Fawkner where many Greek families have lost loved ones due to a..
Watch: Victoria COVID-19 updateVictoria's Health Minister Jenny Mikakos and Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton are speaking live with a COVID-19 update at 11.30am (AEST). The state has recorded 19 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Another coronavirus spike in VictoriaVictoria has recorded another 18 coronavirus cases as Health Minister Jenny Mikakos urges people to remain vigilant because of community transmission.
Pressure mounts on Health Minister to apologise to coronavirus GPThe Australian Medical Association has joined a growing rank of doctors furious with Ms Mikakos for criticising Dr Chris Higgins.
New meaning to 'supermarket wars' as tensions flare over toilet paperAs an apparent fight over toilet paper kicked off in Sydney, Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said Victorians who contract COVID-19 and have no means to get food or supplies will get support..