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Building A New Portland Bay School Brick By Brick

Families in Portland are a step closer to having the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the first sod on the brand new Portland Bay School site. The $7 million project will..

Grants Music To The Ears Of Victorian Schools

More than 2,000 instruments including keyboards, violins, trumpets, flutes and drums will be on their way to Victorian students, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today visited..

Equity Funding Changing The Lives Of Bendigo Students

A massive funding boost to support the schools that need it most in Bendigo is reaping strong results. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards visited Specimen Hill Primary School in Bendigo today to see first-hand how equity funding has..

Investing In Albert Park’s Schools

More than 1,000 students at Albert Park College will receive the first-rate facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley today announced $5 million for an upgrade to Albert Park College and..

New Facilities For Students In Melbourne’s East

Families in Melbourne’s east are one step closer to receiving first rate school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today visited Sacred Heart Primary School to review the designs for a..

New Facilities For Students In Melbourne’s North East

Families in Melbourne’s North East are getting the first rate facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Wattle Glen Primary School to mark the grand opening of more than $1.8 million in school upgrades. Students..

Schools Spectacular 2017

Three thousand young performers from more than 200 schools will showcase how “Anything is Possible” at this September’s Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the principal cast of this year’s Spectacular – a musical extravaganza featuring a 64-piece orchestra, a..

Education Week Celebrated Across Victoria

Victorian schools will be showcasing the link between good health and a great education as the 73rd annual Education Weeks kicks off this week. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body”, and many of Victoria’s schools are expected to join the..

Helping Victorian Students Learn A Musical Instrument

More Victorian students will get the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Morwell Central Primary School to open round two of the $400,000 Musical Instruments Grants..

Boosting Digital Education For Rural And Regional Students

347 small rural and regionally based Victorian government schools will receive a better digital education, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 included a $16.4 million state-wide investment to improve bandwidth and digital connectivity for students in rural and regional Victoria. It..

Funding Boost For Emergency Services Volunteers

Emergency services volunteers across the state are receiving a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced the 2017-18 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) is open. The following groups are being urged to apply for a..

Building The Education State Brick By Brick In Geelong West

More than 240 students in Geelong West will get the first-rate facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Treasurer Tim Pallas and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens  today visited Ashby Primary School  to announce a $2.84 million funding..

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE BRICK BY BRICK IN THE YARRA RANGES

Families in the Yarra Ranges will benefit from upgrades to local schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College and Upwey High School to announce an almost $18 million funding boost for school upgrades that will benefit..

Torquay North Principal Announced

The inaugural principal has been appointed to lead Torquay North Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney today announced Darren Roskosch as the principal of the new school. Opening in 2018, Torquay North Primary has capacity for 400..

Building the education state brick by brick

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure every child gets the very best start in life, building and upgrading a record number of Victorian schools. The $685 million investment, part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, will go to improving classrooms, upgrading facilities and building new..

Securing the best and brightest teachers for our kids

The Andrews Labor Government is working to give every Victorian child a great teacher, with our best and brightest teachers to be deployed across Victoria to help transform school results. As part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, the Andrews Labor Government will invest $456.6 million..

Investing in Geelong Schools and Geelong Kids

23,000 students in Geelong will get the best start in life, with a huge funding injection in local school infrastructure. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 will invest $19.28 million to upgrade 11 schools across Geelong. The funding will include $2.84 million for Ashby Primary School in..

First Principal Appointed For Bannockburn P-12

The inaugural principal has been appointed to the soon to be opened Bannockburn P-12. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney today announced Rob Nelson as the principal of the brand new school. Opening in 2018, Bannockburn P-12 will accommodate..