Topic: Education

Consultation Kicks Off On Design Of New Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is giving families a say in the design of eight schools set to open in some of state’s fastest-growing communities in 2022. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened community consultation to gain insights that will inform the design of: Bridge Road (Melton) Primary School Gisborne South Primary School Grasslands Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

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. […]

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

New December Round Offers For Victorian VCE Students

For the first time Victorian VCE students will receive a university or TAFE offer today to help provide them with answers around their future studies before the Christmas and New Year period. As part of this new December round offer, more than 36,000 offers will today be made to students for undergraduate and vocational courses. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Training and Skills

Funding To Build And Upgrade Kinders Across Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is building new and upgrading early learning facilities across the state, as it gets on with delivering universal three-year-old kinder. Premier Daniel Andrews visited Bridgewood Integrated Child and Family Centre in Officer today to announce $21.1 million in capital grant funding as part of the Labor Government’s Children’s Facilities Capital Program. […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Support To Make South Gippsland Schools Inclusive For All

South Gippsland Specialist School has received a grant to make their school more inclusive for students with disabilities and additional needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson today announced a $200,000 grant for an accessible playground at the school including a swing, agility course, sand area, play hut, tunnels, […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Schools

Smile Squad To Hit More Schools In Term One

Thousands more Victorian school students will enjoy brighter, healthier smiles when the Smile Squad free dental program is rolled out to more schools in term one next year. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the local government areas where schools will receive visits from the vans from term one. The new locations are Towong, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

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 […]

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