Topic: Education

Delivering A Great Local School For Beechworth

Beechworth Secondary College students will have a world-class science and resource centre to learn in, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Announced by the Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes yesterday, Labor will invest $9.4 million to build the new science and resource centre, which will […]

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Delivering A Great Local School For Skye

Skye families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to sporting facilities at Skye Primary School. Labor will invest $7.8 million to build a new indoor gym with competition-grade basketball and netball court as well as a major refurbishment of the school’s […]

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Inclusive Education Equipment Boost For Schools

Victorian schools will receive extra resources to strengthen inclusive education for every student, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced government schools across the state will share in the Labor Government’s $12 million Equipment Boost for Schools. Schools will receive an additional $5,000 to invest in specialised equipment and […]

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Students Performing With The Beat

Thousands of Victorian students are perfecting their dance moves, memorising their lyrics and tuning their instruments to prepare for this year’s Victorian State Schools Spectacular. The annual performance brings together 3000 students from over 200 government schools in a musical phenomenon at Hisense Arena in September. Minister for Education James Merlino said the 2018 Spectacular […]

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Delivering Great Local Schools For Echuca

Echuca families will get the world-class local schools their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to finish the entire Echuca Regeneration Project. Labor will invest $16.7 million to build the final two stages of the project, which includes more facilities at the new Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School and a new Echuca P-12 […]

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5 Million Breakfasts Served Up To School Kids

The Andrews Labor Government’s School Breakfast Clubs have served five million meals to students across Victoria, ensuring they start their school day on a full stomach, ready to learn. Minister for Education James Merlino this morning joined students at Morwell Park Primary School, one of the 500 schools that serve up free and healthy Victorian-produced […]

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New Hydrotherapy Pool And Classrooms In Yarrabah

Students will soon have a new hydrotherapy pool and permanent modern classrooms at Yarrabah College thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the sod on the $21 million upgrade project that will deliver specialist education services and build the first-class facilities for children and young people with special needs. […]

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Supporting More Kids At Kinder In Wonthaggi

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way to ensure all Victorian children – including kids in Wonthaggi – are ready for school, with new funding to revolutionise early learning and development. In an Australian first, young Victorians will get extra support to make sure they get the most out of their early education, with […]

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New Sports And Arts Centre In Seaford On Track

The Andrews Labor Government will turn Seaford North Primary School into a local neighbourhood hub, with construction on track for a new competition-grade gym and performing arts centre. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today turned the sod of the $5 million project to deliver the state-of-the-art facilities to the […]

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Boosting Early Learning For Coburg’s Littlest Residents

Families in Coburg will find it easier to look after their little ones, with the opening of a new one-stop-shop children’s hub bringing together childcare, kindergarten and Maternal and Child Health services under a single roof. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today visited the Coburg Early Years Centre to officially open the $6.5 […]

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