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New Tech School For Geelong One Step Closer

Students in Geelong are a step closer to a brand new Tech School that will give them the skills the need for the jobs of the future. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens today turned the first sod to mark..

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE IN MOOROOLBARK

A new school hall, upgraded learning spaces and improved drainage works are on track at Mooroolbark East Primary School thanks to a Andrews Labor Government commitment totalling $3.68 million. Minister for Education James Merlino today toured the Taylor Road school campus to see first-hand how..

Doctor On Campus At Patterson River Secondary College

Students at Patterson River Secondary College and right across the state will be able to access health advice, treatment and support thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Doctors in Secondary Schools Program. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny announced..

Funding Boost For Cardinia Schools

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $4.15 million to improve facilities at three schools in the Shire of Cardinia. Education Minister James Merlino visited Pakenham Hills Primary School today to announce the funding from the $50 million Shared Facilities Fund. The fund helps build new,..

New Fire Stations For Truganina And Wyndham Vale

The Andrews Labor Government will secure permanent homes for CFA branches in two of Melbourne’s fastest growing outer suburbs. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced $7.5 million in funding to acquire land and build permanent, modern fire stations for the Truganina and Wyndham..

Students across Wyndham are a step closer to a high-tech, innovative learning centre that will equip them with the skills they need for the jobs of the future. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today turned the first sod of..

Student Voice For Student Engagement

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with the Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) to help make student voice a priority and empower students to fully participate in school life. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced funding of $132,000 for a new online resource centre,..

Permanent height limits for Upper Ferntree Gully

The Andrews Labor Government has taken action to protect Upper Ferntree Gully’s stunning views of the Dandenong Foothills. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino, today announced that Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved Amendment c162 to the Knox Planning Scheme that sets permanent, mandatory..

NEW FUND TO SHAPE VICTORIA’S CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

The Andrews Labor Government is funding new and improved cultural precincts to strengthen communities, attract visitors and support jobs. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, welcomed the opening of the 2017 Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts (CICP) program, which will help build, restore and enhance..