Only Labor will upgrade Monbulk College

Victorian Labor will upgrade Monbulk College, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced today.

Mr Andrews joined Labor Member for Monbulk, James Merlino, to deliver the news to parents and teachers.

Labor will commit $3 million towards the refurbishment and replacement of classrooms, to create 21st century learning spaces.

Quotes attributable to Mr Andrews:

 

“Only Labor will upgrade Monbulk College, so our kids get the best start.”

“Kids can’t get a first-rate education in a second-rate classroom – these old classrooms have got to go.”

 

Quotes attributable to Mr Merlino:

“Under the Liberals, schools are falling apart and our kids are falling behind.”

Monbulk College is a great school that’s under a lot of pressure and Labor’s plan will help it do so much more.”

Key Facts

  • The Napthine Government abandoned Labor’s plan to renovate, rebuild or modernise every Victorian government school.
  • The Napthine Government has only spent a state-wide average of $278 million a year on capital works compared to an average spend of $467 million by Labor in its last term in office.

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