Ashwood High School Principal Brett Moore is one of 39 finalists in the 2022 Victorian Teaching Excellence Awards

Ashwood High School Principal Brett Moore is one of 39 finalists in the 2022 Victorian Teaching Excellence Awards

In 2021, amid repeated lockdowns in Melbourne, the school’s median VCE study score was 33. Where in previous years, results had been below average, the school has put its academic performance on par with many high-fee private schools. “I’m there for all students,” Moore said. “You have to move the top, reduce the tail. You … Read more

Federal government calls on Optus to ‘step up’ handling of cyber-attack, says telco has yet to provide critical information

Federal government calls on Optus to ‘step up’ handling of cyber-attack, says telco has yet to provide critical information

The federal government has called on Optus to “step up” its handling of the major data breach, saying it still has not provided government agencies with critical information about customers who had their Medicare or Centrelink details exposed. Key points: The Government Services Minister says Optus has failed to hand over data to the government … Read more

Two rainbands to sweep over Australia sparking week of rain

Two rainbands to sweep over Australia sparking week of rain

Every Australian state is expected to be hit in a forecasted week of storms, with two separate rain bands to cover the country. Heavy rainfall moving across Australia is expected to bring renewed flood risk to eastern states over the coming week. Records have already been challenged in parts of the country’s west as the … Read more

Lake Eppalock begins to spill after spring rain signaling a busy tourist season ahead

Lake Eppalock begins to spill after spring rain signaling a busy tourist season ahead

For the first time in six years, Lake Eppalock near Bendigo has started spilling after heavy spring rain. Key points: Lake Eppalock is spilling for the first time in six years Accommodation providers say tourists are likely to flock to the region to witness the event Goulburn Murray Water says the spill creates a flood … Read more

Melbourne mum Jill Harris slams Extension Factory over ‘tent’ home

Melbourne mum Jill Harris slams Extension Factory over ‘tent’ home

A woman and her son have been left living in a “tent” home in Melbourne’s east due to unfinished work on her property. Jill Harris hired Extension Factory in 2020 to extend and add a second storey to her Upper Ferntree Gully house, but nearly two years later she claims she has been left living … Read more

Gnangara shooting: Hunt for Joseph Versace’s killer enters its fourth day

Gnangara shooting: Hunt for Joseph Versace’s killer enters its fourth day

Police have entered the fourth day of their search inside the Gnangara shed where an underworld assassination was carried out on Thursday. As reported by The West Australian, detectives and forensic officers were seen scouring the Sydney Road property Joseph Versace — known to be employed as “muscle” by bikie gangs in Perth — was … Read more

Encounter Sydney outside the Sydney Opera House – City Hub Sydney

Encounter Sydney outside the Sydney Opera House – City Hub Sydney

Photo: Heidrun Lohr By Swagatalakshmi Roychowdury meeting is back, this time to sydney, with an extraordinary dance performance that would transform the Sydney Opera House’s mmonumental steps, into an open-air stage. Award-winning Australian dance artist and cEmma saunders spoke to CityHub about the upcoming dance performanceher encounter with kangaroos in the previous meetingand how this … Read more