Only Labor will rebuild Boronia Heights Primary School

Victorian Labor will rebuild Boronia Heights Primary School, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced today.

Mr Andrews joined Labor Candidate for Bayswater, Tony Dib, and Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Education, James Merlino, to deliver the news to
parents and teachers.

Labor’s $5.7 million commitment to Boronia Heights Primary School will go towards rebuilding the school.

Quotes attributable to Mr Andrews:

“Only Labor will rebuild Boronia Heights Primary School so our kids get the best start.”

“This major new investment will give students state of the art learning facilities so that the school can continue to provide a first rate education.


Quotes attributable to Mr Dib:

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

Boronia Heights Primary School was abandoned by the Liberals and the school doesn’t have the funds to finish the job.”

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.
  • Before the 2010 election, DEECD had identified
    Boronia Heights as a key priority in the Eastern Metropolitan Region, but the
    plans to rebuild the school were shelved by the incoming Liberal government.

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