Students in Werribee will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Werribee Secondary College.

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Pro Start Constructions had been appointed to build the school’s $723,500 upgrade, which will help it deliver a 21st century education.

The project will see an upgrade to Werribee Secondary School’s performing arts theatre to enable it to function as a fully operational, small-scale theatre for school and community use. The theatre upgrade includes a raised stage, technician areas, refurbished seating, new lights, mixer and audio equipment, installing a lighting bar and lighting equipment, and cosmetic upgrades to the foyer.

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 invests $1.8 billion to build new schools and improve existing schools to make sure our kids have the bright futures they deserve.

In the past eight years, the Victorian Government has invested $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades, creating around 17,400 jobs in construction and associated industries. The Victorian Government is ahead of schedule in its commitment to deliver 100 new schools between 2019 and 2026, with 75 new schools opening between 2019 and 2024.

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 Werribee Tim Pallas

These local upgrades are part of the school building boom that is happening right across Victoria.”

“Upgrading Werribee Secondary College will give local students access to great classrooms and facilities – because you can’t deliver a first-rate education in second-rate classrooms.”