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New Wonthaggi Secondary College On Track

The new Wonthaggi Secondary College is set to open its doors to students in Term 1, 2020 thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with the rebuild of the senior school well underway. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wonthaggi Secondary College to tour the..

Delivering A Great Local School For Lang Lang

Lang Lang families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Lang Lang Primary School. Labor will invest $1.5 million to transform the school’s tired old classrooms and facilities into the modern learning environments students and..

Delivering A Great Local School For Cranbourne South

Cranbourne South families will get the great local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Cranbourne South Primary School. Labor will invest $5.9 million to completely refurbish and modernise classrooms and facilities in Block A, and..

Delivering A Great Local School For Miners Rest

Families in Miners Rest will get the great local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a brand-new Miners Rest Primary School. Labor will invest $17.1 million to build the new school – bringing its total contribution to $21.6 million..

Delivering A Great Local School For Exford

Exford families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Exford Primary School, near Melton. Exford Primary School has grown from a small country school into a much larger school with more..

Best NAPLAN Results Yet For Victorian Kids

Victorian students have again shown they are outperforming other states, with today’s NAPLAN results showcasing the effect of the Andrews Labor Government’s massive investment in education over the past four years. After a decade of little change in performance, Victoria has bucked previous trends with..

Delivering Great Local Schools For Footscray

Families in Footscray will get the great local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver $20.2 million for the next stage of the Footscray Learning Precinct. This will include a new three-storey building at Gilmore College for Girls and a..

New Double-Storey Classrooms For Expanding Schools

Nine schools across Victoria will get state-of-the-art, double-storey classrooms to meet growing student enrolment, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced $8.9 million to provide additional classrooms to help address enrolment pressures created by the state’s expanding population. Nine..

New Shepparton Fire Station A Reality

Shepparton will have a brand-new fire station at Karibok Park, with Greater Shepparton City Council reaching agreement for the CFA to use the site. A $12.66 million station for the area was funded by the Andrews Labor Government to improve service delivery in the community…

Slam Dunk For Students And Sports At Montmorency

Montmorency families will get a great local school – and the world-class sporting facilities – they deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a new sporting stadium at Montmorency Secondary College. Labor will invest more than $16.1 million to build the major new..

Building The Best School Facilities For Monbulk

Monbulk families are a step closer to getting the first-rate facilities they deserve, with construction of major upgrades on track at Monbulk College, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College to inspect progress on the $19 million..

New School Buildings And Sports Area In Greensborough

Students in Greensborough now have the modern classrooms, sporting facilities and buildings they need for a first-rate education, thanks to a $10 million upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bundoora Colin Brooks today visited Greensborough Secondary College..

Program Boosted To Keep More Kids In School

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding an important program to engage students at risk of disengagement from school, with three new recipient areas unveiled today. Visiting Lowana College in Newborough, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced the school..

Delivering A Great Local School For Churchill

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School. Labor will invest more than $2.6 million to demolish Block A, which is the school’s main teaching and administration block. Its tired old..

FREE TAFE ON SHOW AT BOX HILL INSTITUTE OPEN DAY

Students from across Monbulk can find out more about the free courses being offered by Box Hill Institute at its Lilydale Lakeside campus Open Day on Sunday September 16 from 10am to 3pm. Member for Monbulk James Merlino encouraged anyone looking to gain new skills..

Delivering A Great Local School For Bentleigh

Bentleigh families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary School. Labor will invest more than $4.5 million for a new building that will house state of the..

TOOL SHARE LIBRARY FUNDING BOOST

The Upwey Township group will receive a much needed funding boost to kickstart their own tool share library thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.   A $5000 investment from the Labor Government will help the Upwey Township Group expand their tool share service.   The..

Funding boost for natural disaster resilience in Victoria

Victoria’s resilience to natural disasters will be boosted by $9.1 million in joint Commonwealth and Victorian Government funding. Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security Angus Taylor, who has responsibility for Commonwealth disaster assistance, said the funding is part of the jointly funded Commonwealth-State National..