26 September 2011

The Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli and Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George have announced that Dorroughby Environment Education Centre, Kyogle Public School, Wollumbin High School and Woodenbong Central School will benefit from the Liberal & Nationals Government’s Budget.

Thomas George welcomed the money.

“I am pleased to announce that projects to upgrade to the kitchen and outdoor eating area at Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre, upgrade and provide an additional car park at Kyogle Public School, upgrade the fume extraction system at Wollumbin High School, and upgrade the senior toilets at Woodenbong Central School have been approved for funding.

The project at Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre will include a new compliant stand-alone kitchen facility and servery which is to be attached to the existing dining area in order to cater for the increasing student demand at the Centre.

At Kyogle Public School the project will include the provision of an additional staff carpark and drop-off point as a need was identified to improve the current area for student drop off and pick up and staff parking purposes.

The project at Wollumbin High School will include additional extraction fans and roof ventilators in the chemical store to improve these facilities and bring them into line with the Secondary School Facilities Standards.

The project at Woodenbong Central School will include an upgrade to the facility including the replacement of all toilet partitions, toilet pans and cisterns, new skirting tiles, upgrade of hand washing facilities and internal painting to provide enhanced amenities.

“These extensive improvements will enhance these schools’ ability to offer outstanding educational opportunities in an excellent learning environment.

“The improved facilities are part of the Government’s commitment creating the best possible learning environments for all students attending public schools across NSW.

“Public education offers wonderful opportunities to all students, whether their strengths lie in academic, sporting, vocational or other fields.

“I am confident these new facilities will further enrich the reputation of these schools for providing students with an environment in which they can excel.”

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403  Email:

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.