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Sign up for Gonski or lose millions: PM

SCHOOLS in Wyndham need “more funding not less”, says Prime Minister Julia Gillard as she increases pressure on Victoria to sign up for the...

Wyndham schools first to test-drive NBN

STUDENTS will be among the first Wyndham residents to benefit from the high-speed National Broadband Network as technicians prepare to install cabling to 2700...

More makeshift classrooms in Tarneit

TWO Tarneit schools will be forced to turn to portable classrooms next year after missing out on funding for stage two works in last...

State budget: Wyndham to get two new schools

TWO new schools will be built in Wyndham following a surprise state budget allocation.Premier Denis Napthine announced on Monday that next week's budget would...

Gonski reforms a ‘negative impact’

SAVAGE cuts to Victoria University will heavily affect disadvantaged students, according to VU supporters.The Weekly has reported VU could lose up to $4.4 million...

High hopes for higher learning in Wyndham

MORE higher education options will be available in Wyndham as Ballarat University prepares to launch a locally based bachelor degree and Deakin University considers...

Sigh of relief as pay dispute ends

TEACHERS at Wyndham's public schools are back to planning excursions and extracurricular activities after a lengthy pay dispute with the state government ended last...

No school for son, so dad plans his own

AN Altona Meadows father plans to open a registered private autism school in Melbourne's west.Stephen Morgan, who in November was named Annecto's carer of...

Universities ‘duped’ by spending cuts

VICTORIA University could lose more than $4 million a year under the federal government's plan to cut university funding to boost money for schools.The...

Call to stop Werribee’s 45-metre mountain of trash

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are urging Wyndham Council to scrap plans for a 45-metre mountain of trash at its Werribee landfill site. About 20 people met in Wyndham...

Wyndham students make case for change

David Velevski hopes his experience debating at a recent youth convention in Canberra will stand him in good stead for a career in law.The...

Benefits of early reading

A NEW program that encourages Wyndham parents to read to their children from a young age is being offered through Wyndham Park and The...

At home in Manorvale, crowd adores PM

DURING a day of new leadership whispers, a week of vicious electioneering and a month of sliding opinion polls, Prime Minister Julia Gillard beamed...

Wyndham kinders fall behind national benchmark

CHILDREN enrolled at Wyndham's council-run kindergartens are falling behind a new national benchmark of 15 hours of preschool each week.Three months out from a...

$200m for TAFEs ‘won’t lower fees’

VICTORIA University hopes it will be given a share of the $200 million in funding the state government is returning to TAFEs.The government cut...

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Driver: “Why my car?”

Police were left shaking their heads after intercepting a driver on Tarneit Road, whose unregistered car had no exhaust system connected and bald tyres. Yesterday...