Only Labor will upgrade Mooroolbark East Primary

Victorian Labor will upgrade the sports hall and fund drainage works at Mooroolbark East Primary School, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced today.

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

Labor’s $1 million commitment for Mooroolbark East Primary School will go towards expanding the sports hall, improving teaching space and drainage works.

Quotes attributable to Mr Andrews: “Only Labor will upgrade Mooroolbark East’s sports hall and improve teaching space, to give our kids the best start.”

“Denis Napthine abandoned Mooroolbark East Primary School, and
only Labor will allow the school to undertake improvement works and put our
kids first.”

Quotes attributable to Mr Merlino: “Labor’s commitment to build the new sports hall will give our kids something to be proud of.”

“Physical activity is part of a modern, healthy school curriculum and improved sporting
facilities make schools safer and more enjoyable for kids.” 

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.

Related Topics