Topic: 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

Lucas Primary School Opens Doors

Students in Ballarat have a brand-new school 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 Wendouree Juliana Addison today officially opened the new $17.1 million Lucas Primary School and […]

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

Universal Three-Year-Old Kinder Arrives In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform to early childhood education has arrived, as hundreds of children in regional Victoria start Three-Year-Old Kindergarten from today. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined early childhood staff, children and families at Leongatha Children’s Centre to mark its first day of funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. It is part of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for 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