MAKING NEWPORT SCHOOLS MORE INCLUSIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping make Newport Gardens Primary School a more inclusive school for local students and families. Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne today announced that Architecture Architecture has been appointed to design the school’s $200,000 Inclusive Schools Fund project. The funding boost will go towards an outdoor sensory area. An additional $10…

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FREE SMILE SQUAD SCHOOL DENTAL CHECKS COMING TO MARIBYRNONG IN 2020

Victorian school students in Maribyrnong will enjoy healthier and brighter smiles this year as the next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Smile Squad free dental program gets underway. Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne today announced local schools in Maribyrnong are being invited to join the program in 2020. This means families in Maribyrnong…

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BUSY WILLIAMSTOWN HOSPITAL STEPS UP FOR PATIENTS

Victoria’s public hospitals continue to see record demand with huge numbers of patients calling ambulances, attending emergency departments and being admitted to hospital from EDs over the past three months. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today released the hospital and ambulance performance data for the December quarter and thanked our hard-working doctors,…

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Improving the West through community led innovation

Applications for the Andrews Labor Government’s $10 million West Gate Neighbourhood Fund have now opened and community and not-for profit groups with exciting and innovative ideas are encouraged to apply. The West Gate Neighbourhood Fund will support communities by providing not-for profit and community organisations in Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong local council areas with the…

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WORK COMMENCES ON FOOTSCRAY HIGH SCHOOL SEDDON CAMPUS

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading schools in Melbourne’s inner west and building new facilities that will transform how current and future generations of Footscray students receive a world-class education. Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne today turned the first sod at Footscray High School on the new $29 million Pilgrim Street campus. Hutchinson Builders have…

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NEW NAME AND NEW DESIGN FOR ‘FOOTSCRAY HIGH SCHOOL’

Students at the current Footscray City College are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art science facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne and Member for Footscray Katie Hall today announced the appointment…

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WORK STARTS ON WILLIAMSTOWN SCHOOL UPGRADES

Today Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne MP visited Altona North Primary School to announce the appointment of Workshop Architecture to design the school’s $3.8 million upgrade. The upgrade will transform learning areas and will provide students with the environment they need to achieve their best learning outcomes. To date, the Andrews Labor Government has invested…

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Footscray Learning Precinct’s Principal Announced

An inaugural executive principal has been appointed to lead Footscray Learning Precinct’s secondary school in Melbourne’s inner west. Member for Footscray Katie Hall and Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne today announced Frank Vetere will be the principal of the new secondary school. The precinct will link education facilities from early childhood through to university, including…

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