Funding Holmesglen Training For Industry Needs And Jobs

Two innovative programs at Holmesglen Institute will receive $4.17 million in Andrews Labor Government funding to get almost 1400 people skilled up for jobs in growing industries. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, announced the grants from the Labor Government’s $50 million TAFE Back to Work Fund…

Appropriation (2015-2016) Bill 2015 and Budget Papers 2015-16

It is a great honour to become a member of Parliament and a greater honour to walk into Parliament and have the privilege of serving the people in government and to see a first budget handed down that delivers so greatly for education within our public sector, be it in early learning, primary and secondary education or…

Defibrillators For Local Sports Clubs Will Save Lives

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out 1000 life-saving defibrillators to local sports clubs across Victoria. Minister for Sport, John Eren, today joined Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett, and members of the North Brunswick Football Club at Allard Park to make the announcement. The 2015-16 Victorian Budget…

Moving Ahead with a High School for Prahran

Minister for Education, James Merlino, today announced that Swinburne University of Technology’s former Prahran Campus is now the focus of planning for a new secondary school in Prahran. Following the 2014 election, the Andrews Labor Government, committed to delivering a Prahran high school, continued with…

Education State: Funding Wattle Park Primary Repairs

The Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget is fixing Wattle Park Primary School and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education, James Merlino, visited the school today to officially announce $37,000 to repair and upgrade the school’s fence, secured in the 2015-16…

Building the Education State in Beaumaris

The Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget is building a new stand-alone secondary college in Beaumaris. Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited the site for the new college – the current Beaumaris Campus of Sandringham Secondary College – to make the official…