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The Andrews Labor Government today announced the commencement of a precinct planning process for the site of the former Olinda Golf Course. Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville, and Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino said the precinct planning process..


Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville today joined Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk, James Merlino at the Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve, where there is a combined effort to improve local biodiversity and support an emerging population of the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater. Minister Neville announced..

Giving Kids And Schools In Need More Support

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today visited Dandenong North Primary School in Greater Dandenong where they welcomed a new report into the impact of homelessness on primary school students. The Empty Lunch Box Report by Launch Housing concludes that..

Minister Visits Aspendale Primary To Celebrate Its 90th Birthday

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson today visited Aspendale Primary School where they joined staff and students to celebrate the school’s 90th birthday. First opened in 1925, Aspendale Primary School is marking the occasion by opening new and renovated buildings,..

Encouraging Student Achievement And Learning In Science

Minister for Education James Merlino today joined hundreds of students to celebrate science achievement on the Mornington Peninsula. The Southern Peninsula Principals’ Network 2015 Annual Science Fair was attended by more than 500 Years 5 to 7 students. The Fair, now in its second year,..

Minister Fires Starting Pistol For Blackwood Super Ride

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Blackwood Outdoor Specialist School in Moorabool and set more than 100 kids on their way in this year’s Blackwood Super Ride. Now in its 24th year, the Blackwood Super Ride sees children..