Category: Location

Major Boost For Towong Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading school sports facilities in areas affected by the summer’s devastating bushfires, with funding announced for three schools in Towong. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Bethanga Primary School, Corryong College and Tallangatta Primary School will share in $2.2 million for upgrades and repairs. Corryong College will receive $1.2 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Northern Victoria Region

Major Construction Underway At Cheltenham And Mentone

Works are underway to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations in Cheltenham and Mentone – with a one-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up. Buses will replace trains from today until Friday 27 March between Moorabbin and Mordialloc during weekdays – which will be extended between Moorabbin and Frankston […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway In Colac

More learners across Colac are set to gain a rewarding career in early childhood education, ensuring our youngest Victorians get the best start in life. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited South West TAFE’s Colac campus to officially launch the start of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Victoria Region

Safer Crossings For Nepean Special School

The Andrews Labor Government has made it safer for students from Nepean Special School to cross the road with the installation of new crossing technology helping them get to school. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced that works were complete on the $20,000 upgrade of the intersection at Harnett Street […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Impressive New Sporting And Arts Facilities For Upwey High

Students and the wider community can now enjoy new first-rate performing arts and sports facilities at Upwey High School, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school to officially open its new multipurpose building, which includes a competition-grade gymnasium featuring four basketball courts, impressive new performing arts spaces […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Education

New Innovation Space Open At South West TAFE

Entrepreneurs and students in Warrnambool now have access to a new tech-enabled, collaborative working space at South West TAFE thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened The Hive Entrepreneurial Incubator Space — a new co-working space on South West TAFE’s Warrnambool campus […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Victoria Region

New Kinder Hub Opens In Morwell

Morwell families will have access to more kindergarten places thanks to a new one-stop-shop bringing together kinder, school and family services at a single location. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened the $6.5 million integrated children’s centre which is co-located at Morwell Central Primary School. The new facility delivers early childhood services such as […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Education

Major Works To Keep Route 86 Trams On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major works on Route 86 along Plenty Road to deliver a smoother and more reliable ride for passengers. Yarra Trams will carry out more than $3 million worth of work from Saturday 21 March until Monday 30 March, with crews working around the clock to replace more than […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Metropolitan Region

Improving Safety Through Burwood Village

The Andrews Labor Government is making Burwood Village safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists with a 40km/h speed limit and new electronic speed signs. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined Member for Burwood Will Fowles to introduce the safer speed limit and switch on of the electronic speed signs […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Roads

Consulting On Options For Ferguson Street Crossing Removal

The removal of Williamstown’s Ferguson Street level crossing is another step closer, with design options to be presented to the community for feedback as planning for the project continues. Options to lower or raise the rail line are under active consideration by the project team, after a preliminary design assessment which ruled out road-based options. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Western Metropolitan Region