BUILDER APPOINTED TO TRANSFORM GISBORNE PRIMARY

Families in Gisborne will soon have access to the first-rate facilities they deserve, with a builder appointed construct Stage 2 of Gisborne Primary School’s upgrades.

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced Newton Manor Constructions Pty Ltd has been appointed to build the school’s $10 million upgrade – which will see a new competition grade gymnasium and administration building, along with refurbished learning areas and playground facilities.

Stage 1 of works to the school are complete and included refurbishment of learning areas to create a more modern learning environment. Stage 2 works are expected to be complete mid-2021.

Under the Andrews Labor Government’s school building boom, a total of 100 new schools will open by 2026, ensuring every child has a great local school and a great start in life.

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $6.1 billion to deliver more than 1,400 school upgrades, supporting over 7,500 construction jobs for Victorians.

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

Quotes attributable to Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP

“The new gymnasium at Gisborne Primary School will not only be a fantastic facility for the school, but for the entire Gisborne community.”

 “The works to Gisborne Primary are part of the school building boom that is happening right across Gisborne – with upgrades over at New Gisborne Primary School, at Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School in Bullengarook and a brand new school and kindergarten to be built in the south of Gisborne.”