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EDUCATION STATE TAKES SHAPE AT THOMASTOWN EAST PRIMARY SCHOOL

Construction for Thomastown East Primary School is on track with the appointment of Simbuilt Pty Ltd to build the $334,000 project, funded in the 2015-16 State Budget. I visited the school today to make the announcement and celebrate the bright future ahead for students and teachers…

LIBRARY FUNDING BOOST FOR THE CITY OF WHITTLESEA

The City of Whittlesea will be able to buy new books, deliver reading programs and improve local library spaces, thanks to funds from the Andrews Labor Government. It was announced that the City of Whittlesea, City of Nillumbik and the City of Banyule will receive..

LABOR GOVERNMENT GRANT HELPS NORTHERN HEALTH DELIVER BETTER CARE

Northern Health will receive an Andrews Labor Government grant to help allied health workers build their skills and deliver better and timely care to people in the city of Whittlesea. It was announced that Northern Health was among 17 Victorian health services to share in..

NEW CLASSROOMS FOR BALTARA SCHOOL

Baltara School is one of twenty specialist schools across Victoria that will have their classrooms upgraded and there will be more support for its students, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. It was announced today  that $400,000 from the 2016-17..

EDGARS CREEEK SECONDARY COLLEGE – NEW SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Andrews Government is committed to building new schools in Melbourne’s population growth areas, and as part of an election commitment, funding was provided in the 2015-2016 State Budget to buy land for the Edgars Creek P-12 (secondary component). In the 2016-2017 State Budget, a..

HARVEST HOME PRIMARY SCHOOL

The much needed new school, Harvest Home Primary School, Epping, is one of 15 new schools being delivered through the Victorian Government’s $291 million Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project. This new school will feature state of the art facilities and designs and will feature a range of..

GETTING ON WITH BUILDING O’HERNS ROAD

In May 2015, the Victorian Government committed to contribute $40.7 million toward a new diamond interchange connecting O’Herns Road to the Hume Freeway in Epping and the duplication of 1.4km of O’Herns Road, east of the interchange. The balance of this funding is to be..