Expanding Mental Health support to Victorian students

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out mental health professionals in Victorian government schools to give students the support they need and help reduce the number of young Victorians tragically taking their own life. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Mental Health…

Sky’s the limit for new Prahran High School

Students began exploring one of Victoria’s first vertical government schools today, with the Andrews Labor Government’s school building boom bringing Prahran High School to life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Southern Metropolitan Nina Taylor today opened the $62 million inner city…

Free TAFE set to deliver skills for thousands of Victorians

More than 80,000 Victorians have picked up the phone or submitted an expression of interest form to their local TAFE to find out how they can sign up to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. The enquiries have been made across each of the state’s 12 TAFEs and four dual-sector universities to…

Electronic school zone signs for a safer Elwood Education Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver a major safety boost for students at Elwood College, installing electronic speed signs outside the school. Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Phil Dalidakis today to announced that the new signs will be installed on Glen Huntly Road along the south entrance to the school.…

Safety upgrades for school kids in Armadale

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety at King David School in Armadale, installing electronic speed signs outside the school. We’re investing in these new speed signs to boost safety for the hundreds of kids, parents and teachers that travel in this busy area every day. These new electronic signs will go a…

Delivering a great local school for St Kilda East

St Kilda East families will have the great local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to contribute $1 million towards an upgrade at St Mary’s School. The $2.5 million project will include refurbishment and upgrade of senior school general learning areas, collaborative spaces and…

Opening global markets to Victoria’s TAFEs

A new Andrews Labor Government-led trade mission is helping Victoria’s TAFEs break into the $10 billion off-shore vocational education market and create more jobs for the sector. Victoria is a premium education destination and TAFEs are well placed to provide high-quality vocational training in other countries,…

Delivering a great local school for Windsor and Prahran kids

Families in Windsor and Prahran will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Windsor Primary School. Labor will revitalise the school’s original 1870s red brick building with $4.7 million to upgrade administration areas and transform classrooms…

Refurbishing Kinders in Burwood and across Southern Metro

Hundreds of kinders are set to benefit from new and improved outdoor play spaces, plus televisions, laptops and tablets as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s latest kindergarten grants round. It includes Alfred Road Kindergarten and the Craig Family Centre – which are just two of 451 Victorian kinders to share…

South Yarra site for $27.5m co-ed school for talented students

High-achieving students in Victoria will soon have access to a new state-of-the-art facility, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the Victorian Budget 2018/19 includes $27.5 million to build a new, co-educational Centre for Higher Education Studies next to…