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5 Million Breakfasts Served Up To School Kids

The Andrews Labor Government’s School Breakfast Clubs have served five million meals to students across Victoria, ensuring they start their school day on a full stomach, ready to learn. Minister for Education James Merlino this morning joined students at Morwell Park Primary School, one of..

New Sports And Arts Centre In Seaford On Track

The Andrews Labor Government will turn Seaford North Primary School into a local neighbourhood hub, with construction on track for a new competition-grade gym and performing arts centre. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today turned the sod of the..

New Hydrotherapy Pool And Classrooms In Yarrabah

Students will soon have a new hydrotherapy pool and permanent modern classrooms at Yarrabah College thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the sod on the $21 million upgrade project that will deliver specialist education services and build the..

Statement on Puffing Billy Ombudsman’s Report

Puffing Billy has and always will be an important part of our community. But over a long period of time, some people associated with Puffing Billy committed horrific crimes – and for too long their crimes and their victims were ignored. As the local Member..

New Wyndham Tech School Opens

Students from 18 secondary schools in Wyndham will now have access to the latest technology and innovative learning programs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for..

Funding Boost To Give Every Child Every Chance

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian schools extra resources to support students with disabilities and ensure every child, no matter their background or circumstance, gets a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced each Victorian government school will share in more than..

New School Building And Classrooms In Ringwood

Students will have access to a new state-of-the-art building and classrooms at Ringwood Secondary College, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today toured the site in Ringwood to see firsthand the exciting..

More Outdoor Play Space For Students In Ferny Creek

Students in Ferny Creek now have access to upgraded sporting facilities and sheltered play space, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today visited Ferny Creek Primary School to open the new roof for the netball court..

New Programs For Schools To Build Digital Tech Skills

Every government school student will have access to Minecraft: Education Edition as part of a new partnership with the Andrews Labor Government to give students access to the very best digital and science technology. Under the new agreement between the Government and Microsoft, a broad..

New Classroom And Community Centre For Belgrave South Students

Students at Belgrave South Primary School will soon benefit from a new classroom and community centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced Belgrave South Primary School, in Yarra Ranges, will receive $200,000 to build..

Have Your Say On A Bigger, Better Miners Rest Primary School

Ballarat families can now have their say on plans for a bigger, better Miners Rest Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino this week opened community consultation on the school’s upgrade and expansion, following the Andrews Labor Government’s investment of $4.5 million in the Victorian Budget..

Free Books For Every Prep Student

Every Prep student in government schools will get free books as part of an ambitious strategy by the Andrews Labor Government to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the second phase of the Labor Government’s Literacy and Numeracy Strategy,..

New Vertical High School In Prahran On Track

Families in Melbourne’s inner south will soon have access to one of Victoria’s first government vertical schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino today toured the new Prahran High School construction site to see first-hand the..