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New Technology To Keep Victorian Schools At The Cutting Edge

The Andrews Labor Government is giving schools the latest digital equipment — like robots, virtual reality goggles and 3D scanners – to keep kids at the forefront of emerging technology and equip them for the jobs of the future. Visiting Mount Alexander College and observing..

Changing The Lives Of Maryborough Students

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive funding boost for Maryborough schools that need it most is reaping strong results. Minister for Education James Merlino  visited the Maryborough Education Centre today to see first-hand how equity funding has made a real difference. In 2015 the Labor  Government..

Equity Funding Changing The Lives Of Ararat Students

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive funding boost to Ararat schools that need it most is reaping strong results. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Ararat Primary School today to see first-hand how equity funding has made a real difference. In 2015 the Labor Government announced..

$91,000 For Country Fire Authority Brigades In Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has announced $91,000 in grants for new equipment and upgrades at Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigades in Willaura, Wickliffe, Pomonal and the Westmere Group. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today visited the Willaura Fire Station to congratulate volunteers on their..

Investing In Ballarat Schools And Kids

Students at Siena Catholic Primary School will get the best start in life, thanks to a funding injection in local school infrastructure. Minister for Education James Merlino visited the school today, which received $1.5 million through the Non-Government Grants Program to build stage 1 of..

Changing The Lives Of Western Suburbs Students

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive funding boost to support schools and students that need it most in the western suburbs is reaping strong results. Acting Premier and Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Footscray Marsha Thompson visited Braybrook College today to see first-hand..

New Tech Opportunities For Ballarat Students

Students in the Ballarat region will benefit from the expertise of local technology experts in an innovative hub co-located with the brand new Ballarat Tech School. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that the Labor Government will provide an additional $543,000 to house the..

CFA Graduates Ready To Protect Victorians

The next batch of CFA recruits are ready to help keep Victorians safe. Emergency Services Minister James Merlino today congratulated thirty new career firefighters at a graduation ceremony at the Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre in Craigieburn. The awards ceremony is the culmination of an..

MONBULK SPORTS CLUBS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR NEW GRANTS

More Aboriginal Victorians will be able to play the sports they love in Monbulk with the Andrews Labor Government set to expand the popular Sporting Club Grants Program. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today encouraged applications from local clubs and community organisations for..

Building A New Epping North School Brick By Brick

The Andrews Labor Government is giving families in Epping North the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today turned the first sod on the brand new Edgars Creek Secondary College. The $12 million project..

Investing In Spotswood Schools And Kids

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting funding to infrastructure at Spotswood Primary School to give local students the best start in life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan visited Spotswood Primary today to officially announce it will receive $1.4 million..

A Bold New Vision For Education In The Inner West

The Andrews Labor Government has released a bold vision for a new learning precinct in Melbourne’s inner west. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited Footscray City Primary School today to release the Footscray Learning..

Boosting Student Performance In Literacy And Numeracy

The Andrews Labor Government will give principals access to detailed performance data and teachers will be better supported as part of a new strategy to boost literacy and numeracy results. Minister for Education James Merlino announced the strategy at the South West Principal Regional Forum..

Getting The Most Out Of Whittlesea’s School Facilities

Whittlesea schools are set to become thriving neighbourhood hubs with first-rate facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Laurimar Primary School to announce new community sports and recreation facilities, as part..

TWO MILLION BREAKFASTS SERVED TO VICTORIAN KIDS

The Andrews Labor Government’s expanded School Breakfast Clubs have now served more than two million meals across Victoria – giving children from families in need in Monbulk a brighter and healthier start to the day. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, joined children at Sherbrooke..

Improving Victoria’s Home Schooling

Changes to the Home Schooling Regulations in Victoria ensure children being educated at home are receiving the best education possible. Following extensive consultation and many submissions from those affected, the Andrews Labor Government today unveiled the proposed changes to home schooling regulations in Victoria. These..

Improving Education For Kids In Care

New data has been released which shows that LOOKOUT Centres are making a real difference to the futures of students in out-of-home care. Minister for Education James Merlino has announced the results of the program’s pilot trial, which commenced in April 2016 and took place..