More primary school students will get the mental health support they need when they need it in 2021. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced an additional 15 primary schools will join the Mental Health in Primary Schools pilot – a partnership with the Murdoch..
Thousands of students will start 2021 in new schools, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to open 100 new schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that works on all 14 new primary and secondary schools for 2021 had now been completed..
Construction of the $130 million State Basketball Centre expansion is set to begin mid-year with four companies today invited to submit detailed submissions to build the game-changing project. The addition of 10 new indoor courts will serve grassroots and elite basketball players and make the..
Students in the southern Geelong region will soon have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities following the completion of a new campus for Oberon High School, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the site of the new campus in..
The new primary school being built in Gisborne South by the Andrews Labor Government has been named following community consultation. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that the primary school will be known as Willowbank Primary School when..
Minister for Mental Health James Merlino today announced the beginning of the Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) service in the Greater Shepparton region. The Andrews Labor Government has invested $27.3 million to expand HOPE services state-wide, extend its service hours and referral pathways, and develop..
Shepparton students and families are a step closer to having the state-of-the-art secondary school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today attended a “topping out” ceremony at the building site of Greater Shepparton Secondary College, marking the..
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Catholic and independent school students benefit from its record investment in infrastructure, through a new round of its $402 million contribution to fund upgrades for the non-government school sector. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened applications for round..
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring students in the Mallee will benefit from the largest school infrastructure investment in Victoria’s history. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Hopetoun P-12 College to discuss the $9.53 million upgrade which will modernise the entire school and deliver better..
Monbulk students will be among those at 90 schools across the state to benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced that schools across Monbulk will share in more..
The war on weeds in the Yarra Ranges has been given a boost with funding from the Victorian Government. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP has welcomed $35,248 funding from this year’s round of Local Government Victoria’s Roadside Weeds and Pests Fund. Local Government Minister..
The Andrews Labor Government has announced almost $200,000 in Wildlife Rehabilitator Grant funding for 75 of the state’s authorised wildlife shelters and foster carers. The grants provide wildlife rehabilitators with financial assistance to support and enhance their vital caring efforts for sick, injured and orphaned..
Families in Melbourne’s booming south east are a step closer to having a new secondary school on their doorstop, with a site secured to build Clyde North Station Secondary College (interim name). Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today announced..
New teaching and learning resources will be ready for schools next year as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s work to teach the Holocaust in school and address antisemitism in the community. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a comprehensive suite of new materials..
More Victorian schools will be able to build inclusive indoor and outdoor learning spaces as well as accessible playgrounds to support students with disabilities and additional needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today officially opened Round 6 of the..
The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening regulation of school teaching qualifications to ensure kids get high-quality teachers and high-quality education. Minister for Education James Merlino will introduce a Bill into Parliament today to enhance the powers of the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) to regulate..
Ringwood students will now be learning in modern and bigger classrooms with the opening of their new senior learning centre. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ringwood Dustin Halse today visited Ringwood Secondary College to open the new $5.5 million centre. These works complete the..
Autistic students will get more support in schools and more tailored assistance with their education through an Australian-first strategy launched by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino launched the Autism Education Strategy today as part of the Labor Government’s nearly $1.6 billion..