Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Services Mark Coulton has today announced St Brigid’s Primary School in Coonamble will benefit from new learning areas and pupil facilities, thanks to a Coalition Government grant.
Mr Coulton said the Government would provide $1,494,242 towards the school’s infrastructure project through the Capital Grants Program.
“I’m thrilled that St Brigid’s Primary School students will be able to take their learning to another level, thanks to this grant funding,” Mr Coulton said.
“Congratulations to school principal Gai Gilmour and the rest of the school staff on their successful grant application.
“The project includes the construction of staff facilities, covered areas and verandahs, as well as works on eight general learning areas, library, hall, pupil facilities, internal corridors and verandahs.
“St Brigid’s Primary School has a wonderful school community and I look forward to seeing the positive impact the new infrastructure will have on students and the local community.
“Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities – that’s why the Coalition Government is proud of the Capital Grants Program, which has benefited thousands of schools across the nation.
“Our Government is ensuring that every child gets a quality education no matter where they go to school.”
The Capital Grants Program provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure. Schools can learn more about this program at www.education.gov.au/capital-grants-non-government-schools