Making Victoria a state of innovators

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in Victoria’s future as a global innovation centre with $50,000 to inspire the next generation of problem solvers and equip them with the skills they need. The Labor Government is partnering with the Royal Society of Victoria and the Commonwealth Government to …

Victoria leading national CyberSecurity skills push

Victoria is leading the push to implement a national training model to give Australians the skills they need to secure jobs as cyber security experts, filling critical shortages in the banking, telecommunications and defence industries. Thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government, Box Hill Institute has …

Recognising Victoria’s best International Students

The Andrews Labor Government has celebrated Victoria’s best and brightest international students at the annual Victorian International Education Awards in Melbourne. Seven students from seven different countries were presented with awards including the prestigious Premier’s Award which is worth …

Construction starts on the new Prahran High School

Families in Melbourne’s inner south are one step closer to the first-rate classrooms they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Philip Dalidakis today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction of the new Prahran High School. “The new Prahran High …

Beaumaris Secondary College Principal announced

An inaugural principal has been appointed for Beaumaris Secondary College in Melbourne’s South East. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Phillip Dalidakis today announced that Debby Chaves will be the first principal of the new school. Opening in 2018, Beaumaris …

New services helping our international students

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced new guidelines and initiatives to improve the safety and wellbeing of Victoria’s international student community, as our state’s education economy continues to boom. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today visited some of Victoria’s …

Hamer Scholarships opening the door to Asia

Applications are now open for Victorians to undertake intensive language study and cultural immersion courses through the Hamer Scholarships Program. The scholarships involve intensive six-month language courses in China, Indonesia, Japan or Korea and aim to provide a new generation of Victorians with an intimate …