Broadford students now have state of the art classrooms and facilities added to their school thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Broadford Secondary College to officially open the $4.4M upgrade, which includes a refurbished library, a new literacy centre, accessible toilets, outdoor learning spaces and landscaping works.

Ms Symes, a Broadford local, has been working closely with the school to identify their infrastructure priorities to ensure students and teaching staff receive the investment they deserve to modernise the outdated facilities.

The much needed upgrade to Broadford involved demolishing buildings that were built in 1962, the well overdue modernisation has produced a wonderful learning and teaching environment and will encourage students to achieve their best.

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $3.8 billion to deliver more than 1,300 school upgrades, supporting almost 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians.

The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and a quality education.

The refurbishment of Broadford Secorndary College follows Labot funding of more than $120,000 for lighting upgrades to the schools sporting oval and improvements Broadford Primary School including anew modern portable building, heating and cooling for the gym and landscaping improvements.

Under Labor the township of Broadford has seen unprecedented investment with a new CFA station, kinder and maternal health centre expansion, a new men’s shed, upgraded community centre, Nexus Health refurbishment, Harley Hammond oval upgrades and the soon to be replaced netball sporting complex and Broadford’s first ever ambulance station.

Quotes attributable to Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes MP

“It’s been so exciting to follow this project from start to finish and I’m so proud that Labor has delivered for my hometown of Broadford and students and teachers now have a fantastic purpose built  facility.”

“Broadford Secondary College has a great reputation for delivering great educational outcomes and its only fitting that they have the facilities to match.”