This evening my adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education in the
other place, Bronwyn Pike. It is in relation to the Horsham Special School. I
have had an opportunity to visit the school and two of the facilities and to
meet staff, parents and of course students. I thank all involved in providing me
with a very thorough briefing on the issues confronting the school. The school
community identified a number of areas which require attention including the
state of the existing buildings and the recreational areas.
Recently I have been contacted by the Horsham Special School
council president Mr Max Cuddihy, who has requested that a senior member of this
government attend the school to inspect the facilities.
Tonight my request is directly to the minister requesting that
she attend the Horsham Special School or that she ask the Parliamentary
Secretary for Education, the member for Eltham in the other place, to attend the
school, to meet with its principal and to assess the needs of the school and its