Lilydale Lakeside Campus

The Lilydale campus closed its doors in 2013, sparking an unprecedented community led campaign to return TAFE and higher education to the outer east. Now thanks to your support, the Box Hill Institute, in partnership with Deakin University and William Angliss Institute, will deliver a..

Box Hill Institute to open new Lilydale Community Education Precinct

On 19 October 2015 Premier Daniel Andrews announced that the Box Hill Institute has been named as the preferred respondent and will now enter into final negotiations to revitalise and reopen the former Swinburne University of Technology campus at Lilydale. The precinct will be much..

Victorian Budget 2015 – 2016: For Families

Published on May 5, 2015 This Budget is about balance. We’re increasing funding for schools, hospitals and transport, but we’re keeping our finances stable. It’s an investment we can afford in the things we can’t afford to lose.

Community Action Network Launch – James Merlino

James Merlino, Victorian Labor Deputy Leader and MP for Monbulk, speaking at the launch of our Community Action Network. Get involved in the Community Action Network today at

Only Labor will re-open Swinburne Lilydale

Swinburne Lilydale shut its doors because of Liberal’s TAFE cuts, then they wanted to want to sell it off.Labor will do whatever it takes to preserve this site for TAFE and higher education, including compulsory acquisition.

Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice bucket challenge with Brent from Friends on the Hill in Monbulk. Thanks for the nomination Justine from Julie’s All Ages clothing store. I’m Nominating Monbulk Sgt Mark Night, Wes Fleming from Fleming’s Nurseries & Ben Higgs from Wild Oak Restaurant and Cooking School in..