PROJECTS UNDERWAY IN SCHOOLS DURING THE HOLIDAYS
Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP today announced that while students and teachers have been on holidays, local schools have been busy with maintenance and improvement projects.
Mr George said the school holiday period provides the time to repair school facilities, while students and staff are off premises and enjoying their break.
“In the Lismore electorate, 12 projects worth up to $4.75m have been undertaken at schools during the holidays,” Mr George said.
Some of these works include:
- $4.1m BER School upgrade at Wilson Park Special School
- $250,000 new COLA and $25,000 gym upgrade at Lismore High School
- $150,000 upgrade to administration area at Tregeagle Public School
- $89,900 covered walkways at Wyrallah Road Public School
- Planned maintenance works will be carried out at Clunes Public School, Eureka Public School, Goonellabah Public School, Murwillumbah South Infants School, Nimbin Central School, Tabulam Public School and Woodenbong Central School
Mr George said more than 750,000 NSW public school students will return to school from Wednesday 29 January.
“Starting school can be daunting for many students, especially those starting preschool, primary school and high school,” Mr George said.
“Resources to assist with back to school are available online at www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au
“Help is also available to parents and caregivers via the Back-to-School Hotline, 1300 738 338. The hotline will be available between 8:30am and 4:30pm weekdays from Tuesday 28 January until Friday 14 February.”