Students at Grovedale College are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with construction on a $7.5 million upgrade due to get underway shortly.
Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced that Rendine Construction Pty Ltd has been awarded the construction contract.
The project will include extending the performing arts building and gymnasium, reconfiguring the school’s natural landscape, gardens and courtyard spaces, upgrading of the canteen and minor changes to the car park.
The Andrews Labor Government is building the Education State so that every Victorian students gets the opportunity for a great education and every community has access to a great school.
The project is part of a $2.5 billion investment by the Labor Government to improve classrooms, upgrade facilities and build new schools across the state.
This school building boom has created more than 1,000 school upgrades and 56 new school projects across the state, supporting almost 5000 construction jobs to ensure all Victorian families have access to a great school no matter where they live.
To find out more about new schools and upgrades to schools in the region, visit the Victorian School Building Authority website at www.schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au.
Quotes attributable Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney
“Appointing the architect is an exciting first step towards delivering the modern, safe and stimulating facilities that staff and students at Grovedale College deserve.”
“It has been a pleasure working closely with Grovedale College to make this project a reality – I congratulate all involved for their commitment to their school.”
“We said we would build the Education State at Grovedale, and soon our community will finally have the modern facilities they deserve to better meet the needs of students and teachers.”
Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino
“We are making a record investment in school infrastructure to ensure that all Victorian students have the opportunity get a first class education that will help them on their path to a great career.”