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Victoria to adopt risk based fire management - NSW remains off track

The Victorian government has recently confirmed it will be dropping its annual 5% burning target. Introduced as a result of the 2009 bushfires, the death knell for the target was a planned burn on State Forest near Lancefield, that jumped containment lines. 455 more words


Update on Victoria's Cycling Action Plan

In the last decade, cycling in Australia has come along in leaps and bounds. Participation in casual cycling is up, a host of community and competitive cycling events have sprung up across the country and interest in international events like the Tour de France is at an all time high. 735 more words

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The non-controversial controversial program in our pre-schools

In August this year the Daniel Andrews Government banned SRI classes from Victorian Schools. Despite the fact that this has been a valued program for many decades, and that many schools are still keen to give space for this 1/2 hour weekly lesson, the Government caved into pressure from various lobby groups. 536 more words


Victorian Guide to community energy unveiled at Daylesford

Lily D’Ambrosio, the Victorian Energy and Resources Minister, appeared at the Hepburn Community Wind Cooperative AGM at Daylesford and launched a Guide to Community Energy… 135 more words

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New evidence suggests that the closure of SRI was a mistake

It appears as though Daniel Andrews and the Victorian Government have unnecessarily pulled the plug on Religious Instruction in schools (SRI).

In August this year Education Minister, James Merlino, announced that religious instruction classes would be removed from Victorian schools from 2016. 687 more words

The discussion around funding for schools continues

Should parent education levels and NAPLAN tests determine school funding?

The latest contribution to the discussion around funding for schools comes from Glenn Savage from University of Melbourne, writing for The Conversation, who discusses a new proposal from the Victorian Government to link funding to parent education levels, and NAPLAN results.

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The Special Needs Plan - Promoting inclusive practices in schools, (Victoria).

AS announced by the Victorian State Government – will be interesting to see how this plan beds alongside the NDIS rollout.

The Victorian Government made a commitment to establish Victoria as the Education State where every Victorian has an equal right to the knowledge and skills to shape their lives. 152 more words