Member for Lismore Thomas George has announced funding has been set aside for major upgrades at two public schools in Murwillumbah in today’s NSW Budget.

“Murwillumbah High School will have its facilities expanded to for allow additional new teaching spaces and will also have its core facilities upgraded to address enrolment growth,” Mr George said.

Murwillumbah East Public School will see major upgrades, addressing damage caused by flooding in March 2017.

“Four classrooms and the library at Murwillumbah East Public School were damaged during Cyclone Debbie, with demountable buildings provided to cover for the students.

“Funding in the 2018/19 budget will provide for the necessary upgrade to the schools, improving the education facilities and experience for students and their families.

“Through the leadership of Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro today’s budget has been one which continues the great work already being done to create new jobs and maintain infrastructure in rural and regional areas.

“Not only will our public schools benefit but there will be an additional 900 full time teachers will be rolled out in schools across NSW to ensure the future success of our children and young people,” Mr George said.

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
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Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.