WORK STARTS ON WESTERN PORT SECONDARY COLLEGE UPGRADE

Students at Western Port Secondary College are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade.

Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced that ARM Architecture has been appointed to design the school’s $11.56 million upgrade.

The upgrade will see the modernisation of school, working with school leaders to ensure this work helps achieve their educational goals and that improvements targeted where it is needed most.

In the past five years, the Victorian Government has invested more than $9 billion in more than 1,600 school upgrades – creating more than 10,000 construction jobs – and is now ahead of schedule its commitment to open 100 new schools by 2026, with 48 new schools opening between 2019 and 2022.

The Victorian Government is building the Education State to ensure that every student can access a great local school and get a quality education.

Quotes attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett

“We’re making sure that our schools have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and that every child is given every chance to succeed.”

“Western Port families are a step closer to getting the great local school facilities their kids need to thrive.”