All posts tagged Daniel Andrews

Learning lessons of survival

Eleven Holocaust survivors movingly shared their testimonies at the inaugural Gandel Holocaust Education Conference, which was officially opened by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.

Andrews opens Sholem project

Victoria's premier Daniel Andrews planted an olive tree to mark a new lease on life for Sholem Aleichem College, after he officially opened its new wing.

VIC premier samples new VR tour of Auschwitz

"A profoundly moving experience" is how Premier Daniel Andrews described to The AJN his sampling of a new virtual reality (VR) tour of Auschwitz that will help future generations understand the horror of the Holocaust.

Andrews pledges funds for Jewish precinct

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews visited Habonim House, Sholem Aleichem College and the Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre last week to announce State Government funding towards establishing a Jewish Cultural and Arts Precinct.

Shofar sounds at Victorian Parliament

The echoes of the shofar could be heard in the halls of State Parliament last Thursday as the rabbis and rebbetzins of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) met with Premier Daniel Andrews and Leader of the Opposition, Matthew Guy.

Burns puts his hand up

THE AJN can confirm that former Michael Danby staffer Josh Burns is seeking preselection to succeed him as the Labor candidate at the next federal election.

Security funding boost for Melbourne shules

Funding for security upgrades at Melbourne shules, Jewish schools and organisations will receive a boost of more than $350,000 from the federal government's Safer Communities Fund.

Andrews upbeat about trade office

PREMIER Daniel Andrews has told an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) luncheon that the Victorian Government's Trade and Investment Office in Tel Aviv will be "a permanent testament to the partnership we share".

‘A gift from heaven’

"LOOK at the picture of Thalia … and our dog, Benji. Just enjoying the simple things in life. Does it remind you of someone?" asked Tony Hakin as he referred to the photo of his daughter, Thalia, hand outstretched upon the family dog with her younger sister in tow. The image beamed across the screens of Melbourne's Royal Exhibition building this week. It has been one year since the Hakin family was rocked by the Bourke Street tragedy, when the 10-year-old Beth Rivkah student was tragically killed in the car rampage on January 20, 2017.