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San Remo Location For Bass Coast Junior Secondary School

Families across Phillip Island, San Remo and the Waterline will get greater access to secondary education, with the location announced for a new junior secondary campus in the area thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan..

Upgraded Classrooms For Mornington Peninsula Students

Students on the Mornington Peninsula will soon have access to bigger, better and safer school facilities, thanks to an almost $4.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Nepean, Chris Brayne, at Red Hill Consolidated School..

Building The Best School Facilities In Dandenong

Dandenong High School students are learning in the first-rate facilities they deserve with more cutting-edge buildings on the way, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle William today visited Dandenong High School to officially open the..

GETTING RID OF TWO MORE LEVEL CROSSINGS IN MELBOURNE’S EAST

The Andrews Labor Government will build rail bridges to remove two more dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s East. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan joined Member for Monbulk James Merlino to reveal designs for the Manchester Road, Mooroolbark and Maroondah Highway, Lilydale level..

KILSYTH CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE DELIVERS AUSSIE RULES HUB

Australian Rules players of all ages and abilities will now have access to the redeveloped Centre for Excellence in Kilsyth. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today joined community members in opening the newly completed sporting hub. The $2.9 million project received $900,000 from the Andrews..

New Primary School For Armstrong Creek Students

Students from Armstrong Creek West will soon be learning and thriving in a brand new primary school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman today toured the recently completed $20.2 million Armstrong Creek West..

Great New Classrooms And Facilities For Geelong Students

Geelong students are now learning in bigger, better classrooms and school facilities – with more exciting upgrades to come thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens today visited Geelong High School to open the completed..

Better School Facilities For Whittington Students

Students in Whittington Primary School are getting the best out of their education in the state-of-the-art school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens today visited Whittington Primary School to officially open..

New School Facilities For Bangholme Students

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Melbourne’s southeast have the school facilities they deserve for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited Cornish College to officially open its new $4 million VCE Centre…

New Early Learning Centre For Mentone Families

Families with young children in Mentone will now have access to the quality local kindergarten programs at Acacia Avenue Preschool, following a major investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Mordialloc and Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and..

Free Transport For Shepparton Secondary Students As Plan Takes Shape

The Andrews Labor Government’s plan to ensure young people in Shepparton have more educational opportunities, choice and support is fast becoming a reality. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wanganui Park Secondary College to unveil the leadership team for the new Greater Shepparton College..

Restorations Complete At Ardmona Primary School

Ardmona students now have better classrooms and school facilities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today visited Ardmona Primary School to open its $593,000 upgrade, which includes significant restoration work to the school’s..

MORE CAR PARKS AT BELGRAVE STATION A STEP CLOSER

Geotechnical works will take place at Belgrave Station car park from next week, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building more spaces for passengers to park. As part of planning works for the proposed new multi-deck car park at Belgrave Station, environmental surveys..

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE IN MONBULK

The Andrews Labor Government is helping stop family violence before it starts in Monbulk to better protect women and children. A funding boost of $9 million will go towards almost 60 projects and initiatives across Victoria to drive gender equality, workplace respect and increased women’s..

MONBULK’S LONGEST-SERVING EDUCATORS RECOGNISED

Monbulk teachers and staff are among more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for..

Ditching The Dreaded Double-Drop Off In Docklands

Families living in inner city Melbourne will soon be able to ditch the dreaded ‘double-drop off’ as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building kindergartens at all new primary schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Docklands to announce a new $10 million..

Victoria’s Longest-Serving Educators Recognised

More than 400 teachers and staff from the Department of Education and Training are being recognised for their long careers dedicated to public education, at a ceremony for employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for Education,..