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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

AFL public holiday means a loss, say local businesses

LOCAL businesses are not pleased with the Victorian Government’s decision to have Friday, October 3rd, a public holiday. 

Despite being one of Daniel Andrews’ promises years before being elected as Premier of Victoria, the economic impact of the holiday has been questioned. 414 more words

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Andrews Government proceeding with Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET)

The Daniel Andrews Labor government will set Victorian Renewable Energy Targets for 2020 and 2025. Currently the Government is currently looking at a 20 percent target by 2020. 340 more words


Victoria to introduce buffer zones around abortion clinics

This story was written, produced for and broadcast at SBS World News.

Anti-abortion protesters in Victoria could be banned from protesting within 150 metres from abortion and fertility clinics by the end of the year. 658 more words


Victoria Plans to Remove 50 Level Crossings

Victorian Government has established a Level Crossing Removal Authority(ACRL) to delivery a program to remove 50 level crossings in future eight years.

The Level Crossing Removal Project will remove… 434 more words