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Delivering Great Local Schools For Frankston

From birth through to high school, Frankston families will get the world-class facilities and schools their kids deserve with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver the final stage of the Frankston North Education Precinct. The Labor Government has already invested $19.9 million for upgrades..

New Campus For Beveridge Primary School

Families in Beveridge will soon have greater access to primary school locations, with Beveridge Primary School getting a second campus thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that the land of the new campus has now been purchased and..

CIAO YARRA VALLEY CIAO RECEIVES A FUNDING BOOST

The Yarra Ranges has secured the Ciao Yarra Valley Ciao event thanks to funding from the Victorian Government’s Regional Events Fund, giving potential tourists another reason to visit the Yarra Ranges. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that the Yarra Ranges will once..

VICTORIAN COMMUNITIES TAKING THE LEAD TO FIGHT FRUIT FLY

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to help local communities and the horticultural industry to tackle Queensland fruit fly (QFF) head on with the approval of another $1.6 million in on-ground grants. The program supports a coordinated and collaborative approach to QFF management in Victoria,..

FUNDING BOOST FOR KALLISTA SCOUT GROUP

Member for Monbulk James Merlino has provided a much needed boost to the 1st Kallista Scout Group.   The Andrews Labor Government will contribute $40,000 to the redevelopment of the Kallista Scout Hall.   Due to the current state of the building at the Kallista..

Delivering A Great Local School For Macleod

Macleod families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Macleod College. Labor will invest $4.9 million to upgrade Block A, which houses the science and counselling rooms. These tired old classrooms..

Delivering A Great Local School For Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government announcing on Friday it will deliver a massive upgrade to Gladstone Views Primary School. Labor will invest $3.1 million to transform tired old classrooms and facilities at..

Getting More Kids Into Sport And Physical Activity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more students to be physically active by easing the financial pressures schools experience in relation to interschool sport. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced 300 primary, secondary and specialist schools across Victoria will share in the $1.1 million..

Celebrating Victoria’s Longest-Serving Educators

Hundreds of Victorian teachers were recognised yesterday for their long-serving dedication to students and families at the Recognition of Service to Victorian Education awards. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated just under 400 staff being honoured for 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

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..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

Armstrong Creek West Primary School Takes Shape

Families in Armstrong Creek are a step closer to having an exciting new primary school thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with construction commencing on the new Armstrong Creek West Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the site of the new $20.2..

Delivering A Great Local School For Bellbrae

Bellbrae families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Bellbrae Primary School. Labor will invest more than $9.1 million to build a new competition grade gym, upgrade the school oval, build..

Young Leaders To Live, Learn And Explore Indonesia

Victorian students will soon have the opportunity to travel to Indonesia for an immersion experience that will prepare them to live and work as future leaders on a global scale, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the successful..

Delivering A Great Local School For Skye

Skye families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to sporting facilities at Skye Primary School. Labor will invest $7.8 million to build a new indoor gym with competition-grade basketball and netball..

Delivering A Great Local School For Beechworth

Beechworth Secondary College students will have a world-class science and resource centre to learn in, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Announced by the Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes yesterday, Labor will invest $9.4 million..

LOCAL MONBULK WOMEN OFFERED A BOOST TO CHANGE THE GAME

Applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s game changing women in sport leadership scholarships. The Change Our Game Scholarship Program creates opportunities for women to pursue their leadership and development in the sporting and active recreation industry. Member for Monbulk,..