BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR WYNDHAM
Students in Wyndham will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Manorvale Primary School and Iramoo Primary School are among 78 schools to share in $5.94 million of Planned Maintenance Program (PMP) funding to help address their maintenance needs.
Manorvale Primary School will receive $30,000 for high priority maintenance, including door repairs, grinding down uneven surfaces, painting, plumbing repairs, skylight repair, tree maintenance and surface treatments.
Iramoo Primary School will receive $10,000 for high priority maintenance, including floor repairs, landscaping works, roofing repairs, securing switchboards, shade structure repair, ventilation fan repairs and surface treatments.
The PMP provides funding for vital maintenance activities based on need.
A new evaluation system was put in place in 2018 to provide more precise information on the condition of school infrastructure to create timely and targeted allocation of PMP funding.
Last year, every Victorian school shared in $515 million as part of the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken.
This funding is ensuring existing buildings at Victoria’s 1,500 state schools are safe, modern and properly maintained.
Today’s investment is in addition to the more than $7.2 billion already invested in Victorian school infrastructure, which is delivering more than 1,460 school upgrades and 100 new schools by 2026 – ensuring every child can access a great local school where they can achieve their best.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino
“This investment in Wyndham is about making sure all Victorian schools are well maintained and safe, so students learn in the best possible environment.”
“Though our record investment in school infrastructure, we’re delivering for our hard-working school principals, teachers and staff, as well as students and families.”
Quotes attributable to Member for Werribee Tim Pallas
“Wyndham schools do everything possible to get the most out of their students, so it is wonderful news that they are among the schools set to share in this maintenance funding.