The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover – and come back even stronger.
PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN YUROKE
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced Mickleham Primary School will receive a $21.433 million upgrade, following the more than $7 million announced through the Infrastructure Planning and Acceleration Fund, to acquire land and rebuild the school on an expanded site.
Member for Yuroke Ros Spence has announced 34 early childhood services offering funded kinder in 2021 in Melbourne’s outer north will share in $916,340 of School Readiness Funding.
More Yuroke students will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Victorian Government installing more sunshades in school playgrounds and outdoor areas.
Member Yuroke Ros Spence today announced two new schools in Greenvale and Mickleham would receive $8 million as part of more than 50 projects under the Non-Government Schools Capital Fund.
Families in Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs are another step closer to having a new local school thanks to the Victorian Government, with construction of Keelonith Primary School now complete.
Member for Yuroke Ros Spence announced Mickleham Primary School is one of 33 further schools given the green light to start planning for upgrades and new builds under the Infrastructure Planning and Acceleration Fund.
The names of two new primary schools opening in Greenvale and Mickleham next year have now been chosen, following local community consultation.
Families in Hume will soon benefit from brand new park facilities and streetscape upgrade thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund.
Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced that a new two-room modular kindergarten will be provided for the soon-to-be-built community centre in Mickleham, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the Andrews Labor Government, and in partnership with Hume City Council.
Works are underway to significantly increase car parking for Craigieburn Station, which will make it easier for people living in the outer northern suburbs to find a car park and catch the train.
Northern Community Legal Centre is set to share in joint funding of almost $30 million from the Andrews Labor Government, and the Commonwealth, for community legal centres across the state to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Families in Victoria’s fastest growing areas are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art schools they deserve, with the appointment of new principals at all 14 schools opening in 2021 and commencement of community consultation to name the new schools.
The foundation principal has been appointed to lead the new Merrifield West Primary School (interim name), which is set to open in 2021 and provide more student places for local families.
Local workers who have lost work due to the coronavirus pandemic will have access to new jobs through the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria initiative, as part of a campaign to keep communities safe and get people back into work.
Mickleham will get a new off-leash dog park as part of the Victorian Government’s $154 million investment in greening our growing suburbs.
Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced Greenvale Secondary School and Kalkallo Common Primary School would share in an investment of $438.6 million to help build ten new schools and deliver a further four stages of new school projects to open in 2022 across the state.
Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced Hume City Council would receive a purpose-built new kindergarten building to be located in Kalkallo in time to enrol children for 2021.