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Funding Boost To Give Every Child Every Chance

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian schools extra resources to support students with disabilities and ensure every child, no matter their background or circumstance, gets a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced each Victorian government school will share in more than..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

Armstrong Creek West Primary School Takes Shape

Families in Armstrong Creek are a step closer to having an exciting new primary school thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with construction commencing on the new Armstrong Creek West Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the site of the new $20.2..

Delivering A Great Local School For Bellbrae

Bellbrae families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Bellbrae Primary School. Labor will invest more than $9.1 million to build a new competition grade gym, upgrade the school oval, build..

Young Leaders To Live, Learn And Explore Indonesia

Victorian students will soon have the opportunity to travel to Indonesia for an immersion experience that will prepare them to live and work as future leaders on a global scale, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the successful..

Delivering A Great Local School For Skye

Skye families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to sporting facilities at Skye Primary School. Labor will invest $7.8 million to build a new indoor gym with competition-grade basketball and netball..

Delivering A Great Local School For Beechworth

Beechworth Secondary College students will have a world-class science and resource centre to learn in, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Announced by the Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes yesterday, Labor will invest $9.4 million..

LOCAL MONBULK WOMEN OFFERED A BOOST TO CHANGE THE GAME

Applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s game changing women in sport leadership scholarships. The Change Our Game Scholarship Program creates opportunities for women to pursue their leadership and development in the sporting and active recreation industry. Member for Monbulk,..

Inclusive Education Equipment Boost For Schools

Victorian schools will receive extra resources to strengthen inclusive education for every student, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced government schools across the state will share in the Labor Government’s $12 million Equipment Boost for Schools. Schools will..

Delivering Great Local Schools For Echuca

Echuca families will get the world-class local schools their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to finish the entire Echuca Regeneration Project. Labor will invest $16.7 million to build the final two stages of the project, which includes more facilities at the new..

Students Performing With The Beat

Thousands of Victorian students are perfecting their dance moves, memorising their lyrics and tuning their instruments to prepare for this year’s Victorian State Schools Spectacular. The annual performance brings together 3000 students from over 200 government schools in a musical phenomenon at Hisense Arena in..

HELPING MONBULK KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Selby Netball, South Belgrave Football Netball and Belgrave Football Netball Clubs will be shooting more goals and growing its ranks with funding from the  Andrews Labor Government to provide a lighting upgrade at the Belgrave South Recreation Reserve Netball Facility. Member for Monbulk, James..

HELPING MONBULK KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Monbulk improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that early childhood educators at Lancaster, Monbulk and Sassafras Pre-school’s will participate in Let’s Count..

5 Million Breakfasts Served Up To School Kids

The Andrews Labor Government’s School Breakfast Clubs have served five million meals to students across Victoria, ensuring they start their school day on a full stomach, ready to learn. Minister for Education James Merlino this morning joined students at Morwell Park Primary School, one of..

New Sports And Arts Centre In Seaford On Track

The Andrews Labor Government will turn Seaford North Primary School into a local neighbourhood hub, with construction on track for a new competition-grade gym and performing arts centre. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today turned the sod of the..

New Hydrotherapy Pool And Classrooms In Yarrabah

Students will soon have a new hydrotherapy pool and permanent modern classrooms at Yarrabah College thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the sod on the $21 million upgrade project that will deliver specialist education services and build the..

Statement on Puffing Billy Ombudsman’s Report

Puffing Billy has and always will be an important part of our community. But over a long period of time, some people associated with Puffing Billy committed horrific crimes – and for too long their crimes and their victims were ignored. As the local Member..

New Wyndham Tech School Opens

Students from 18 secondary schools in Wyndham will now have access to the latest technology and innovative learning programs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for..