Commencement date given for the much awaited upgrade of Stanwell Park Public School

CONSTRUCTION work on the much anticipated upgrade of Stanwell Park Public School will get underway on October 5, next week.

Once completed, the upgraded school will include a new school hall, a canteen, out of school hours care facilities and storage.

State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans welcomed the news and said he was was thrilled with the progress of the upgrade.

“This is an important project for our area. I’m so pleased construction is commencing for this upgrade,” Mr Evans said.

“The NSW Government has continued to prioritise the educational needs of our young people as our communities continue to grow, despite the challenges of a pandemic. Many locals share my excitement for this project and will be eager to see the development of the school hall.”

Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said she was proud the NSW Government was delivering this major upgrade for Stanwell Park Public School.

“I’m very pleased we are delivering these much-needed resources for local students and I look forward to seeing the new facilities starting to take shape in the coming months.

“It is part of our continued commitment to provide the very best education facilities for public school students in NSW,” Ms Mitchell said.

The NSW Government is investing $7.9 billion over the next four years, continuing its program to deliver 215 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW. This is the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.

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A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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