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Wednesday, 25 October 2017


Students at Winters Flat Primary School are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with construction on a $1.1 million upgrade underway.

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today announced that Gerard K House Pty Ltd has been awarded the construction contract.

The $1.1 million project includes school modernisation works to improve learning outcomes.

The Andrews Labor Government is building the Education State so that every Victorian students gets the opportunity for a great education and every community has access to a great school.

The project is part of a $2.5 billion investment by the Labor Government to improve classrooms, upgrade facilities and build new schools across the state.


This school building boom has created more than 1,000 school upgrades and 56 new school projects across the state, supporting almost 5000 construction jobs to ensure all Victorian families have access to a great school no matter where they live.


Quotes attributable to Ms Edwards

"This is an exciting day for Winters Flat Primary School and I have been proud to work closely with the school and the school community to secure the funding for this project.” 

“The community of Winters Flat PS will finally have the modern facilities they deserve to better meet the needs of students and teachers.”

“A high-quality education system must be matched by high-quality learning environments where students are engaged, stimulated and encouraged to be creative thinkers.”

“We are making a record investment in school infrastructure to ensure that all Victorian students have the opportunity get a first class education that will help them on their path to a great career.”

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