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November 29, 2019, 7:00 am
Report raised in Parliament
Victoria's Education Minister has been urged to provide the family of a child who was the victim of antisemitic bullying with the government's full report into the incident.
November 21, 2019, 9:45 am
‘We are deeply disappointed’
The parents of young Jewish students who were the victims of antisemitic bullying say they feel sidelined in the Victorian Department of Education's review into the incidents.
October 10, 2019, 9:25 am
Ministers meet with victims’ families
The families of two Jewish students who were victims of antisemitic bullying at Melbourne state schools met with a number of MPs this week.
October 4, 2019, 12:24 pm
Merlino calls for urgent review
Merlino: 'I have asked for an immediate review into how both schools have handled these matters, to ensure they were dealt with appropriately'.
April 4, 2019, 9:26 am
Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?
MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.
November 6, 2018, 12:28 pm
Challenger praises Andrews’ record
TWO Labor ministers -- one them Victoria's Deputy Premier -- were on hand to launch the campaign of Caulfield's ALP candidate Sorina Grasso.
May 20, 2018, 12:01 am
High achieving Jewish students
LAST year, almost 51,000 Victorian students completed their VCE – and on Tuesday morning, 13 Jewish students were among the 274 highest achievers presented with VCE Premiers Awards by Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, James Merlino.
August 17, 2017, 12:01 am
‘Hatred on our doorsteps’
THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has condemned racist and anti-Semitic posters which were plastered across two of Melbourne’s leading schools over the weekend.
May 27, 2016, 12:00 am
Pro-Palestinian play triggers VCE review
The criteria for including plays and related texts on the VCE study list will be reviewed after students in years 11 and 12 were asked to attend performances of an “unabashedly one-sided play” about Israel’s conflict with Gaza, as part of their curriculum.
May 12, 2016, 12:00 am
Furore over ‘anti-Israel’ VCE play
VICTORIAN education minister James Merlino has come under fire after Victorian high school students found a “heavily biased” stage-play about life in Gaza during the conflict with Israel on their curriculum.
December 10, 2015, 10:57 am
Chanukah lights up Parliament
POLITICIANS, religious leaders and members of the community gathered in Queen’s Hall on Monday night for the annual Chanukah in Parliament celebration. The flagship event was organised by Rabbi Chaim Herzog of Chabad of Melbourne CBD in conjunction with Central Shule Chabad, and was emceed by Member for Caulfield David Southwick.
August 27, 2015, 12:00 am
Libs campaign to safeguard SRI
THE Victorian Coalition has launched a petition encouraging the Labor government to reverse its changes to Special Religious Instruction (SRI), which will be cut from school hours as of 2016.
August 4, 2015, 12:00 am
Merlino joins UJEB class
VICTORIAN Education Minister and Deputy Premier James Merlino revealed that he has a picture from Jerusalem hanging on his kitchen wall when he visited a United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) classes at Glen Eira College on Friday.
May 15, 2015, 12:00 am
Southwick stands up for UJEB
May 8, 2015, 12:00 am
Jewish education crisis at non-Jewish schools