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Building Boost For Catholic And Independent Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure every Victorian student has the infrastructure they need at school, with a huge boost to low fee non-government schools’ infrastructure across the state. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened applications for Round 4 of the Non-Government Schools..

East Campus Opens Its Doors For McKinnon Students

McKinnon Secondary College students are starting the year in a brand-new campus, with the opening of the school’s new East Campus for the start of Term 1, delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today..

A Safe Start To School For More Than One Million Students

The 2022 school year is now underway, with Victorian students back in the classroom benefitting from key COVIDSafe measures to keep schools open and safe – including students at the Andrews Labor Government’s 14 brand-new schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today officially opened the..

Students Return To Historic Sandringham School In 2022

The historic Sandringham Primary School building will be back open to students when Term 1 starts next week, with the Andrews Labor Government completing critical repair works after the building was gutted by fire. Minister for Education James Merlino today welcomed a new era for..

Prep Bags Opening Up A World Of Learning For More Kids

The Andrews Labor Government’s Prep Bags are back, with every student starting Prep at a government school in 2022 to receive a library bag containing a bundle of books and resources to encourage a lifelong love of reading and learning. Minister for Education James Merlino..

Principals On Their Way For 2023 New Schools

Current and aspiring school principals have a unique opportunity to lead a brand-new school and establish a new culture from the ground up, with applications now open for principal positions at the Andrews Labor Government’s new schools set to open in 2023. While this year’s..


The Yarra Ranges community can soon boast about energy-resilient community buildings, an international-level pump track as well as upgraded playspaces, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. On behalf of Local Government Minister Shaun Leane, Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced that Yarra..

Jump In The Job Pool To Support Your School

The Andrews Labor Government is helping schools stay open safely and reducing disruption to students’ learning, with a staffing pool to fill COVID-related vacancies in Victorian government schools at short notice. As schools prepare for the beginning of Term 1, the Government is calling on..

Expressions Of Interest Open For New Mental Health Board

The Andrews Labor Government has today opened expressions of interest for the governance board of the groundbreaking new Victorian Collaborative Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing – a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The purpose-built facility will be built..