Category: Eastern 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

Groundbreaking Work To Store Carbon And Create Jobs

A groundbreaking way to help store carbon dioxide (CO2) is a step closer to reality with rock samples from beneath the seabed off Gippsland’s Ninety Mile Beach indicating the geology is suitable for the technology. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes said the successful drilling of an offshore appraisal well at the Pelican site in Bass […]

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

Students To Get Mental Health Support After Bushfires

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in areas worst hit by the summer’s bushfire have the mental health support they need. Minister for Education James Merlino announced the Mental Health Practitioners in Schools initiative will be rolled out to ten schools across East Gippsland – to ensure students impacted by this summer’s bushfires […]

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

A Permanent Kinder For The Mallacoota Community

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure a permanent solution is found for the Mallacoota Kindergarten, after its building suffered significant water damage after the bushfires. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced up to $2.5 million will be provided to establish or reinstate a purpose-built kindergarten building in Mallacoota, as soon as possible. The […]

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

Boosting Early Learning Facilities For Bairnsdale Families

Families living in Bairnsdale will have access to the upgraded and first-rate early learning facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary Sonya Kilkenny today joined children and staff at Bairnsdale Kindergarten to officially open its upgraded facilities. Bairnsdale Kindergarten has upgraded its bathroom, laundry and change area to improve the building’s […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Extra Support For Bushfire-Affected TAFE Students

Students at TAFE Gippsland who have been affected by the bushfires will benefit from additional scholarships and support, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced up to $200,000 of community services funding during a visit to TAFE Gippsland’s Bairnsdale campus in response […]

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

Honouring The Service Of Victorian Veterans

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more to honour the service of veterans with the unveiling of a new memorial in Sale. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott was at the Sale Cenotaph today to attend the dedication of 10 new signs marking the service of Australians in various conflicts from World War One to modern […]

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

Community Has Their Say On Bass Coast Junior Campus

The Andrews Labor Government is engaging with students and families about the future design of Wonthaggi Secondary College’s new San Remo junior campus. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today released the community engagement report about the design of the new junior secondary campus in San Remo and thanked those […]

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

Wonthaggi Secondary College Unveils New Campus

Bass Coast students now have world-class facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, as they join more than one million of their peers in going back to school for 2020. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today officially opened the new $32.7 million Wonthaggi Secondary College an […]

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

New Ambulance Track On Its Way To Bairnsdale

One of Victoria’s oldest thoroughbred racing venues is about to get one of the state’s newest dedicated ambulance tracks, thanks to more than $30,000 funding to the Bairnsdale Racing Club from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced the boost from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to relocate the current ambulance […]

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