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 …

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 …

Labor Government Upgrades Beth Weizmann Community Centre

The Andrews Labor Government has provided $500,000 in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget to upgrade security at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre in Caulfield, which houses Jewish community organisations. Owned and operated by the Zionist Council of Australia, the centre is used weekly by 24 Jewish community …

‘Yeshivah funding should depend on action’

Article in the Australian Jewish News | March 26 2015 AT the state election last year, I was elected to represent the Southern Metropolitan Region in the Victorian Legislative Council. That region includes the areas where most of the Melbourne Jewish community lives. It also includes the Yeshivah Centre and its …