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Metro Renewal Program set to transform local Schools

The NSW Government’s ongoing Metro Renewal Program is delivering real change to local schools, with a number of successful upgrades to primary and high schools in the Oatley Electorate due to be completed soon.

Member for Oatley, Mark Coure said, that the current program is supporting the growing schooling needs of the local community, demonstrating the NSW Government’s commitment to improving the education system across the State.

“The programs are currently supporting a range upgrades to local schools with projects including new school playgrounds, sporting and toilet facilities, and libraries. There are up to 7 projects currently being undertaken in the Oatley Electorate,” Mr Coure said.

“An upgraded school playground project has already been completed at Narwee Public School, with more local projects set to be completed in the coming months.”

Local schools set to receive Metro Renewal funding include:

  • Connells Point Public School – Administration Upgrades
  • Bald Face Public SchoolUpgrades to Boys and Girls Toilets
  • Georges River College Oatley CampusBasketball Court resurface
  • Hurstville Grove Infants School Playground Upgrade and Shade Structure
  • Narwee Public School – New Communal Building

Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell said, the Metro Renewal Program is being driven by what school communities want and is supporting 1300 jobs across metro Sydney, utilising local contractors and suppliers.

“This $120 million investment from government, combined with contributions from local school communities, is delivering for metro schools providing students with engaging and modern learning spaces,” Minister Mitchell said.

The ongoing Metro Project is a part of the NSW Government’s investment of $7.9 billion over the next four years, the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.