There are more opportunities for people living In Monbulk to get active and healthy with one local sporting club sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. The South Belgrave Junior Football Club has received a grant of $2,963..
The Victorian Government has delivered on its promise to ban lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria to reduce plastic pollution and help protect the environment. From November 1, the ban will apply to bags being provided at point of sale by all retailers, including supermarkets,..
VCE written exams officially began today with 41,265 students sitting the English exam and another 4,068 are sitting English as an Additional Language exam at 9am this morning. Minister for Education James Merlino wished all students who are sitting VCE exams this year the best..
A new state-of-the-art CFA station has officially opened in Selby, providing stronger emergency services for the community and better facilities for firefighters. Representing the Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville, Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino joined firefighters and community members..
A principal who worked to achieve the best results in their school’s history, a teacher helping students to improve their mental and physical wellbeing, and a primary school supporting Aboriginal culture and achievement are among recipients recognised by the Andrews Labor Government at the Victorian..
The Victorian Government’s Solar Homes program is continuing to drive Victoria’s transition to more affordable household energy, with 46,000 installations of solar PV, solar hot water and solar batteries completed since the program’s launch. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today released new data showing..
Early childhood leaders from across Victoria are being celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government for their exceptional work in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. The Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the contributions of individuals and organisations in improving..
Delivering on an election commitment, the Andrews Labor Government is opening applications for the Premier’s Spirit of Democracy Prize, inviting students in years 9, 10 and 11 at government, Catholic and independent schools to apply to participate in a study tour of Greece, to deepen..
The Andrews Labor Government has put the perspectives of young people at the heart of decision making about the VCE curriculum, with the appointment of a recent VCE graduate to the board of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). Minister for Education James Merlino..
Woori Yallock Primary School students and staff are benefitting from a new $87,000 infrastructure upgrade as well as new relocatable building at the school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Woori Yallock Primary School today to officially open the..
The Andrews Labor Government is on track to deliver 100 new schools across the state by 2026 with another two building companies appointed to construct seven of the 14 schools set to open in 2021. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Ireland Brown Constructions..
An important program to engage students and keep kids at risk of disengaging at school will be rolled out to three new areas, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Wimmera South-West, Barwon and North Eastern Melbourne will benefit..
Carers will now be able to enjoy more of what Victoria has to offer with half price weekday travel, free weekend travel and extra concessions, thanks to a massive funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP this week announced..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving teachers and school leaders the extra resources, training and incentives they need through a $244.6 million package to improve the quality of teaching and learning in every classroom across the state. Minister for Education James Merlino today launched a..
Hughesdale Primary School students will benefit from a series of new modern classrooms, thanks to a $3.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos today visited Hughesdale Primary School to officially open the..
Carnegie Primary School students now have the world-class facilities they need to thrive, thanks to a $5.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos today visited Carnegie Primary School to officially open the school’s..
The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout Monbulk to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Monbulk James Merlin MP said crews were..
Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program, which provides women and girls with opportunities to participate in grassroots sport and active recreation – from the boardroom, to community events and beyond. The Change Our Game..