New Arts And Science Facilities Opened At Dandenong High School

Friday 17 April 2015

 Minister for Education, James Merlino, today officially opened the latest stage of the Dandenong High School redevelopment.

The $10 million Stage 3 works, completed at the end of 2014, delivered the Melaleuca Building and a refurbished the Senior Science Wing.

The Melaleuca Building houses a double-court gymnasium as well as a performing arts centre complete with a professional-standard recording studio, dance studio and a 350-seat theatrette.

These extensive facilities will be available for use to local primary schools and community groups.

The school – which was established in 1919 – has long been recognised for its excellence in education, which is to the benefit of the surrounding culturally diverse community.

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Education, James Merlino

“These new facilities will be a great asset for Dandenong High School and the local community.”

“We’re investing in education and facilities such as these across Victoria, to help our kids get the best start in life.”

“Dandenong High School is recognised for its excellence in education, and these facilities will help students learn and achieve success.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams

“It’s a significant day for the staff, students and parents of Dandenong High School. These new facilities will open up more opportunities, and support the school in providing a first-rate education.”

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