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Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today visited the Angliss Hospital to tour the facilities and meet staff and patients.

The Andrews Labor Government has made a commitment of $20 million to provide an intensive care unit and short stay unit at the Angliss Hospital providing up to 20 beds to cater for patients needing urgent care. The new ICU will enable the Angliss to provide the latest technology to treat heart attacks, strokes, severe infections, organ failure and complications resulting from surgery. This funding will ensure that families can access state-of-the-art care closer to home.

Building The Education State In Ringwood And Bayswater

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today visited schools in Ringwood and Bayswater where the Andrews Labor Government is funding school upgrades and giving students the best chance in life. Mr Merlino visited Norwood College which is sharing..

Statement On Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School

In Victoria we pride ourselves on the strength of our multicultural society, we’re respectful of people’s religious beliefs and practices. The actions of these students was not a sign of disrespect, in fact it was quite the opposite. Outside of this observance period these students..

Building The Education State In Sandringham

Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Sandringham College in Sandringham where the Andrews Labor Government is funding the refurbishment of school facilities and giving children the best chance in life. The 2015-16 Victorian Budget provides the school with $2 million to be spent on..

VCE English Exam Begins For Thousands Of Students

The VCE English exam gets underway tomorrow for 43,294 students. Minister for Education James Merlino has today wished students every success in their VCE exams and encouraged them to seize the opportunity to do their best. Mr Merlino urged any students experiencing anxiety about their..

School Gets 5 Stars For Showing Kids Sustainability From The Ground Up

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today presented a 5 Star ResourceSmart Certification to St Louis de Montfort Primary School in Aspendale for their award-winning Sustainability Precinct. The Precinct features an outdoor kitchen, vegetable gardens, compost, worm farms, a propagating..

Building The Education State In Carrum

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today visited schools in Carrum where the Andrews Labor Government is funding building projects and giving children the best chance in life. Mr Merlino visited Patterson River Secondary College which received $1 million in..

Better Support For Children With Disabilities

Children with disabilities will now receive better support through a renewed focus on the training and professional development of Victoria’s teachers. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today visited McClelland Secondary College to announce new requirements for all teachers to..

Minister Joins Students To Celebrate The Success Of meTV

Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Yarra Ranges Special Development School to celebrate the 1000th episode of the award winning and student-made TV show meTV. Started in 2011, meTV enables students to produce and star in videos on subjects ranging from cooking to sign..

Building The Education State In Thomastown

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure every child has every chance to achieve their best in Thomastown schools. During visits to Thomastown East and Lalor Gardens primary schools earlier today, Minister for Education James Merlino discussed how additional equity funding would support both schools..

Building The Education State In Thomastown

Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino, and Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today joined students, teachers and parents at Thomastown West Primary School to discuss the Andrews Labor Government’s plans to make Victoria the Education State. The Government’s 2015-16 Victorian Budget was the..