The Helmeted Honeyeater are big winners in the Victorian Budget 2016/17 with $400,000 to help protect and grow populations of Victoria’s bird emblem. The funding will be used to purchase land for new habitat. The Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Group have explored several suitable..
Archives for April, 2016
Planning will now get underway at Valkstone Primary School following the announcement that it is one of 35 schools to share in a $12 million school planning fund. Acting Premier and Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today visited Valkstone Primary..
The Premier’s VCE Awards were a sister act this year, with hearing-impaired sisters and guitar-strumming identical twins recognised for their outstanding achievements. A total of 289 Victorian students received 312 awards across 83 subjects today, including 283 Study Awards, 26 Top All-Round VCE High Achiever..
New buildings, new upgrades and entirely new schools will be delivered under the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Budget 2016/17. Education is the cornerstone to ensuring every Victorian child can meet their potential. Our kids can’t get a first-rate education in second-rate classrooms. That’s why the..
The Andrews Labor Government is ending the neglect of secondary schools in regional and rural Victoria. As part of the Victorian Budget 2016/17, every single secondary school classified as being in the worst condition will receive funding for a much needed upgrade. Across regional and..
The students who need it most are getting extra support, teachers are getting more training, and students with special needs are finally getting the opportunities they deserve, as part the Victorian Budget 2016-17. All students, no matter their background or circumstances, are entitled to have..
The locations of 10 state-of-the-art Tech Schools have been announced today, with $116 million allocated to build the new facilities. The Victorian Budget 2016/2017 includes $24 million over four years for running costs. Unlike the tech schools of the past, these new training opportunities will..
Students at Mooroolbark East Primary School will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. The Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced $2.4 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go towards an upgrade to..
Upwey High School will be able to get on and plan a more exciting future, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk and Minister for Education James Merlino MP today announced that the school will now be able to get started..
Abbotsford Primary School will be able to plan a more exciting future, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne today announced that the school will now be able to get on with the..
Students at Parktone Primary School will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson MP today announced $4 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go..
Students and teachers at Skye Primary School will soon be able to enjoy upgraded buildings and other facilities after receiving a School Pride grant from the Andrews Labor Government. The funding, worth $60,000, was announced today by Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for..
Seaford North Primary School will be able to get on and plan a more exciting future, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today announced that the school will now be able to..
Students, teachers and parents at McClelland Secondary College are celebrating with news that modern buildings are on the way. The Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke MP yesterday announced $5.8 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go towards an upgrade to the school’s ageing facilities, including a..
The Andrews Labor Government is improving the Monbulk Sports Field, giving local players and their families the great facilities they deserve. James Merlino MP, Sate Member for Monbulk today announced a $80,000 Country Football Netball Grant, which gives Monbulk Football and Netball club opportunities to..
Twenty specialist schools, including seven in regional Victoria, will have their classrooms upgraded and there will be more support for students with special needs, as part of a package of measures announced today. The 2016-17 Victorian Budget provides a $155.8 million boost to ensure special..
Scoresby Primary School unveiled its new central canopy structure today, which creates a new heart for the campus by linking its main buildings with a shaded multipurpose outdoor area. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Scoresby Primary School to open the new $392,000 central..
The Andrews Labor Government will significantly strengthen the delivery of a respectful relationships program across Victorian schools and early years services with a $21.8 million investment in the 2016/17 Budget. The program promotes positive attitudes and behaviours among children and young people and is aimed..