Wyndham families are one step closer to accessing the education they deserve with the recruitment process to select one of Victoria’s brightest and best principals to lead Wyndham South (Riverwalk) Primary School now underway.

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP today announced the commencement of the recruitment drive to appoint a principal to the new school in Wyndham which is currently under construction and will open in 2020.

The Department of Education and Training today advertised for educators across the state to apply to lead one of the new schools.

New schools will open next year in Ballarat, Casey, Greater Dandenong, Greater Geelong, Hume, Mitchell and Wyndham. The schools, which are currently known by their interim names, include:


  • Armstrong Creek West Primary School
  • Botanic Ridge Primary School
  • Casey Fields (Five Ways) Primary School
  • Clyde North East Primary School
  • Craigieburn South Secondary School
  • Davis Creek Primary School
  • Keysborough South Primary School
  • Lucas Primary School
  • Point Cook South Senior Secondary School
  • Wyndham South (Riverwalk) Primary School

These new schools are part of the Labor Government’s school building boom that will see 100 new government schools open over the next eight years.

The Labor Government has invested more than $3.8 billion to deliver new schools and more than 1,300 school upgrades, supporting more than 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians.

The Labor Government is ensuring every child has a great local school and a great start in life.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino

“We’ve now begun the recruitment process to select Victoria’s most experienced and passionate principals to lead these new schools and ensure that every child has access to a great education.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP

“This is another major milestone for families in Wyndham in the delivery of a school building boom that will see 100 new government schools open over the next eight years.”