Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, has congratulated Bentleigh West Primary’s Sarah Asome for winning the Outstanding Primary Teacher Award at the 2015 Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Winners were announced during an awards ceremony at Melbourne’s Regent Plaza Ballroom on Friday 30 October. Outstanding principals, teachers,..
Local organisations can now apply for a new Community Shade Grant to provide much needed shade in public areas. Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two in three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. In..
Labor Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, has today awarded a community grant worth $1500 to St Peter’s Primary School in Bentleigh as part of South East Water’s Love Every Drop program. The school will put the grant towards the installation of an aquaponics system for..
Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos MP, today congratulated Bentleigh West Primary School who have been recognised at this year’s ResourceSmart Education Awards. The ResourceSmart Education Awards are Victoria’s largest sustainability awards program that recognise Victorian schools, early childhood services, students and teachers for implementing measures..
Peninsula Community Legal Centre (PCLC) will receive $100,000 over two years to boost its ability to help vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians, following a series of grant allocations announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, said the funding for PCLC was..
Planning for McKinnon Secondary College is on track with the appointment of H2O Architects to design the $9 million upgrade to the existing facilities. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos announced the appointment today as cause to celebrate the bright future ahead for students and teachers…
The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its commitment and boosted safety to Bentleigh West Primary School students with the completion of a new pedestrian crossing on Centre Road. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos visited Bentleigh West Primary School to greet school children and teachers…
Emergency services volunteer groups in Glen Eira will share in $12.5 million to purchase much-needed equipment as part of the 2015-16 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). State Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos MP said the VESEP grants would fund operational equipment, such as trucks,..
Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, today announced a $30,000 Government contribution towards Ormond Primary School’s play space makeover. The grant will help transform an underutilised concrete area into a safe and modern play space for Prep and Grade One children. The Andrews Labor Government grant..
An innovative new construction method is being trialled this week at Bentleigh Station as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to remove 50 of Victoria’s most dangerous and congested level crossings. To remove the level crossings at North Road in Ormond, McKinnon Road in..
Premier Daniel Andrews today announced that Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, will lead a Stakeholder Liaison Group for the removal of the Centre, North and McKinnon Road level crossings. The Andrews Labor Government is removing 50 of Victoria’s most dangerous and congested level crossings. These..
Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, announced today that Brady Road Kindergarten would receive extra funding under a package worth up to $83.7 million announced by the Premier, Daniel Andrews, on Monday. Kindergartens across Victoria are receiving the additional funds so they can improve their staff-to-child..
LABOR INVESTS IN HEALTH FOR FAMILIES IN BENTLEIGH The Andrews Labor Government is putting the health of Victorian families first, investing an extra $1.38 billion in our hospitals, ambulances and health programs. The 2015-16 Victorian Budget provides hospitals across Victoria with additional funding to help..
In a boost for road safety, the Andrews Labor Government has provided $300,000 to improve pedestrian facilities on Centre Road near Bentleigh West Primary School, as part of the 2015-16 Victorian Budget. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos announced today that works will soon start to..
Preliminary designs for the new station at Southland have been released. Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport, Shaun Leane, joined local Labor MPs Nick Staikos and Tim Richardson at Southland Station today to view the plans and discuss the new and improved station. The new station..
New Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, met with the Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, on Friday to discuss the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to remove 50 of Victoria’s worst level crossings. Mr Staikos said the Labor Government will remove the level crossings at Centre..