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Residents, traders and passengers have provided their feedback on the new multi-deck car park being built at Belgrave Station, through an online survey and community drop in sessions held earlier this year. Locals support the construction of the new car park, with the majority citing..

Education State A Step Closer In School Building Boom

Students at McKinnon Secondary College are a step closer to getting new state-of-the-art facilities with the Andrews Labor Government announcing it is seeking a builder to construct a second campus. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a request for tenders to construct the new..

Young Leaders To Indonesia Program To Continue

The life-changing Victorian Young Leaders to Indonesia program will continue for another year thanks to a $545,000 Andrews Labor Government funding boost to provide immersive learning experiences for students. The Minister for Education James Merlino made the announcement while observing the inaugural Victorian Young Leaders..

Celebrating Excellence In Victorian Schools

A primary school teacher passionate about raising literacy standards, a school supporting and promoting Koorie culture and a principal who has advocated for strong student voice and leadership are among the finalists acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards…

Terms Of Reference Set For NAPLAN Review

The Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland governments have released the Terms of Reference for their broad review of NAPLAN and standardised testing of school students. The Review will identify what a standardised testing regime in Australian schools should deliver, assess how well NAPLAN achieves..

Delivering Leading Edge Facilities For Coburg

Coburg High School students now have the state-of-the-art facilities they need to achieve their best, thanks to a $1.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Coburg High School to officially open..

More Support To Attract The Best Teachers To The Regions

Victoria’s best and brightest teachers will be offered incentives of up to $50,000 each to relocate to rural and regional schools, as part of $45.2 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to bridge the divide between student results in the regions and the city…

Celebrating Inspiring Early Childhood Work In Victoria

Early childhood educators and programs whose work improves the lives of children and their families across the state are being recognised and celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the 20 finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards…

Designs For New World-Class Shepparton School Unveiled

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the exceptional facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government unveiling its designs for the city’s new secondary school today. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Shepparton High School to launch the designs for the new secondary..

Massive Maintenance Blitz To Upgrade Ballarat Schools

Every single Victorian government school will get a share of $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and the Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison..