Category: Minister for Education

Land Brings Primary School For Kalkallo A Step Closer

Families in Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs are a step closer to having an exciting new local school, after land was secured to build Kalkallo Common Primary School (interim name). Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that land at Sequoia Drive, Kalkallo has been purchased to start work on the school. The school is set […]

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Building Underway At Fishermans Bend Secondary School

Families living in one of Melbourne’s newest urban renewal communities are a step closer to having an exciting new vertical school, after work got underway on the new Fishermans Bend Secondary School today. Minister for Education James Merlino turned the first sod on the project in Port Melbourne, with the four-storey school will open in […]

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Docklands Primary School Tops Out

Docklands families are a step closer to getting a state-of-the-art vertical school thanks to the Andrews Labor Government with Docklands Primary School’s main structures now topped out and complete. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley today visited the $19.8 million site to mark the end of the construction of […]

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Builder For World-Class School Facilities In Shepparton

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the state-of-the-art secondary school facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government appointing a builder to commence work on the new Greater Shepparton Secondary College. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd has been appointed to begin early works on the new school. […]

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Making Kindergarten Enrolment Easier For Families

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for families to secure a kindergarten place for three and four-year-old children by supporting councils to develop central enrolment schemes and simplify enrolment processes. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced eight councils in the areas rolling out Three-Year-Old Kinder first have been awarded grants to develop […]

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Works Starts On New School Gym

Students in Montrose are a step closer to having the modern, competition-grade gym facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk, James Merlino today turned the sod on the $3.82 million gym that is set to open in Term 4 2020. The competition-grade court will give students […]

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Support To Make Kallista School Inclusive For All

Kallista Primary School will become more inclusive for students with disabilities and additional needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced a grant of over $87,000 for a new Sensory Retreat at the school. The Retreat will provide a welcoming and calming space for students […]

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Making Schools More Inclusive For All Students

Schools across Victoria will share in funding to build all-access play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas to support students with disabilities and additional needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Mt Waverly North Primary School to announce a further 53 projects across the state thanks to […]

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Upgrades On The Way For The Basin Primary School

Significant upgrades will soon get underway at The Basin Primary School, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited school to announce $1.44 million for upgrade works on the school’s oval, to reinstate natural turf, address stormwater drainage, and landscape. This is in addition to more […]

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Wait Over For Victorian Student VCE Results

The wait is over for nearly 50,000 Victorian students who will receive their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) results from 7:00am today. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated all the students, most of who received their results online. This year, 49,324 students will graduate with their VCE – a record completion rate of 98.1 per […]

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