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Building The Education State In Morwell

Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing in visiting the Morwell Regeneration Project site, as part of a tour of local schools and facilities. Concrete has now been laid for the Morwell Regeneration Project and steel structures are being..

Celebrating Our Junior Sports Stars

An emerging AFL star who completed VCE while playing finals footy and a young synchronised swimmer on her way to Rio were among those recognised at this year’s Victorian School Sports Awards. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined a host of sporting stars, including..

Turnbull Must Deliver On Gonski Funding

The Andrews Labor Government released figures today that show how much funding each government school would miss out on unless the Turnbull Liberal Government commits to funding the final two years of the Gonski Agreement. Malcolm Turnbull is short-changing Victorian students $1.1 billion over 2018..

$5 Million Upgrade Begins At Ashwood High School

Minister for Education James Merlino and Federal Member for Chisholm Anna Burke today helped turn the first sod in the next stage of a $5 million upgrade at Ashwood High School. The Andrews Labor Government gave Ashwood High School a funding boost in the 2014-15..

Supporting Vulnerable Children In The Education State

New census data released today shows the majority of Victorian children are developmentally on track, but that more support is needed to ensure more kids are capturing the opportunities of the Education State. The 2015 Australian Early Development Census measures a child’s development in social..

Building The Education State At Mount Alexander College

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today visited Mount Alexander 7-12 College in Flemington to tour its renovation works, and meet staff and students to discuss current school priorities. Mount Alexander 7-12 College received $250,000 in October 2015 through the..

Work Begins On Rosanna Golf Links Primary Upgrade

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines today helped turn the first sod at the $5.6 million Rosanna Golf Links Primary School refurbishment. Rosanna Golf Links Primary was allocated funding in the 2014-15 Victorian Budget for modernisation work, including construction of..

Banyule School Provision Review Enters Stage Two

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines today visited local schools to tour facilities, meet staff and students, and discuss priorities including the ongoing school provision review. A review into school provision in Banyule is now moving to the next stage,..

New Learning Facility At Sandringham College

Sandringham College’s Discovery Centre – the first building completed under the school’s master plan – is now open and ready for students to use. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the College to open the new learning facility and meet students and staff. The..

Docklands School Review Moves To Next Stage

The School Provision Review for Docklands is moving to the next stage and will now look at how best to meet the area’s education needs into the future. This review is delivering on the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to recommence education provision planning across Docklands…

Designs Released For Victoria’s First ‘Vertical School’

Plans for the Fishermans Bend development have taken a big step forward today with the release of designs for Victoria’s first-ever ‘vertical school’ at Ferrars Street, South Melbourne. The Andrews Labor Government has been working closely with the City of Port Phillip and the Ferrars..

Making Schools More Inclusive In The Education State

Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Mordialloc and Andrews Labor Government’s Ambassador for the Special Needs Plan (School Capital), Tim Richardson, at Chelsea Heights Primary to announce the first 33 projects to be built under a $10 million program for students with..

Construction Milestone At New Pakenham Primary School

The much-needed new school being delivered to the Pakenham community is a step closer today as Minister for Education James Merlino joined  builders pouring its foundations. Pakenham South West Primary School will open next year and is one of 15 new schools being built across..

A New Site For Warrnambool Special Development School

Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the future site for Warrnambool Special Developmental School, with land to be purchased for it on Wollaston Road. The Andrews Labor Government committed $5 million in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget to fund the first stage of the relocation..