Posts tagged "Children"

Nardella welcomes Early Childhood Funding

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering up to $83.7 million over four years to support the implementation of improved educator-to-child ratios. The Government is providing workforce incentives and scholarships, and minor capital grants to increase room sizes and accommodate additional kindergarten places. Locally, in 2016 33 new jobs were created to ensure that kids across […]

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Premiers’ Reading Challenge & Jimmy Giggle

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA today said parents and carers who sign up to the challenge of reading to their children every day could win a visit from ABC Kids’ Jimmy Giggle for their local kinder or childcare centre. Mr Nardella said: Marking the kick-off of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early […]

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Breakfast Clubs Launch at Melton

Don Nardella MLA has welcomed funding for three local schools whose students will enjoy a healthy start to the day thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s new breakfast club program. Victorian Government breakfast clubs officially launch at 78 more primary schools across Victoria today, including three local Melton schools – Kurunjang, Coburn, and Melton Primary […]

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Local MP & Council welcome playground funding for Melton

Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins and Member for Melton Don Nardella today announced a $271,000 boost to upgrade one of Melton’s largest parks, Fraser Street Reserve. Ms Hutchins said this project will help ensure Melton has the facilities and services the community needs. The works seek to improve the natural features and will include […]

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