ARCHITECT APPOINTED FOR WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Wangaratta High School with the appointment of an architect to design the school’s important upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced ‘Chaulk Studio’ would design works to be undertaken at Wangaratta High School as part of the second round Minor Capital Works Fund.  

The Labor Government has provided $495,514 to go towards upgrading the VCAL kitchen at Wangaratta High School. Benefiting senior students preparing to enter the workforce.

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 invested $41.8 million in the Minor Capital Works Fund to improve learning spaces as well as the condition and character of schools.

Schools have been allocated funding to fast-track priority projects under the Minor Capital Works Fund to improve learning environments as well as the condition and character of schools.

In the past eight years, the Victorian Government has invested $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades, creating around 17,400 jobs in construction and associated industries. The Victorian Government is ahead of schedule in its commitment to deliver 100 new schools between 2019 and 2026, with 75 new schools opening between 2019 and 2024.

Quotes attributable to Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes

“We’re making sure that our schools have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and that every child is given every chance to succeed.”

“Wangaratta families are a step closer to getting the great local school facilities their kids need to thrive with the appointment of Chaulk Studio.