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New School Facilities For Bangholme Students

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Melbourne’s southeast have the school facilities they deserve for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited Cornish College to officially open its new $4 million VCE Centre…

New Early Learning Centre For Mentone Families

Families with young children in Mentone will now have access to the quality local kindergarten programs at Acacia Avenue Preschool, following a major investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Mordialloc and Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and..

Free Transport For Shepparton Secondary Students As Plan Takes Shape

The Andrews Labor Government’s plan to ensure young people in Shepparton have more educational opportunities, choice and support is fast becoming a reality. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wanganui Park Secondary College to unveil the leadership team for the new Greater Shepparton College..

Restorations Complete At Ardmona Primary School

Ardmona students now have better classrooms and school facilities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today visited Ardmona Primary School to open its $593,000 upgrade, which includes significant restoration work to the school’s..

MORE CAR PARKS AT BELGRAVE STATION A STEP CLOSER

Geotechnical works will take place at Belgrave Station car park from next week, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building more spaces for passengers to park. As part of planning works for the proposed new multi-deck car park at Belgrave Station, environmental surveys..

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE IN MONBULK

The Andrews Labor Government is helping stop family violence before it starts in Monbulk to better protect women and children. A funding boost of $9 million will go towards almost 60 projects and initiatives across Victoria to drive gender equality, workplace respect and increased women’s..

MONBULK’S LONGEST-SERVING EDUCATORS RECOGNISED

Monbulk teachers and staff are among more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for..

Ditching The Dreaded Double-Drop Off In Docklands

Families living in inner city Melbourne will soon be able to ditch the dreaded ‘double-drop off’ as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building kindergartens at all new primary schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Docklands to announce a new $10 million..

Victoria’s Longest-Serving Educators Recognised

More than 400 teachers and staff from the Department of Education and Training are being recognised for their long careers dedicated to public education, at a ceremony for employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for Education,..

VICSES COMMUNITY DAY SEES NEW EMERALD UNIT A STEP CLOSER

The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Emerald Unit opened its doors this afternoon, hosting a Community Day where members of the public and volunteers came together to discuss plans for the unit’s new facility at 277-287 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald. Member for Monbulk James Merlino thanked..

OLINDA WELCOMES NEW NATURE BASED PLAYSPACE

Families in Olinda celebrated today as the new nature-based place space was officially opened at the former Olinda Public Golf course, signalling the completion of the first stage of redevelopment. This Playspace is a $1.8 million investment into Olinda’s recreational environment and is stage one..

Upgraded Classrooms For Castlemaine Primary School

Castlemaine students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today visited Castlemaine Primary School to open its just over $500,000 upgrade, which includes..

New Classrooms And Facilities For Moonee Valley Schools

Students across Moonee Valley now have better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today visited Ascot Vale Primary School and Strathmore Primary School to open the new..

New Fishermans Bend Secondary School Takes Shape

Inner city families are a step closer to having an exciting new local school, with designs for the new Fishermans Bend Secondary School released today by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Albert Park Martin Foley released designs for the school and announced early site..

Consultation Kicks Off To Boost Regional Student Outcomes

The Andrews Labor Government is beginning consultation with regional communities across the state to address the challenges facing students in regional and rural Victoria. Minister for Education James Merlino established the Expert Advisory Panel for Rural and Regional Students to examine why regional students are..