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Delivering A Great Local School For Dandenong

13 September 2018

Dandenong families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Dandenong High School.

The school will receive $8.4 million in funding for new STEM, canteen and food technology facilities. This builds on the $3 million already provided by the Andrews Labor Government for upgrades at the school.

Every child should have a good local school and the chance to succeed in life, and only a re-elected Labor Government will deliver that for kids in Dandenong.

The Liberals slashed $1 billion out of our education system and left schools to crumble and decay across the state.

The Labor Government has already invested $3 million to refurbish the school library, but there’s more work to do and only Labor will deliver the state of the art facilities students and staff at Dandenong High School need to achieve their best.

The Labor Government has invested more than $3.8 billion to build 70 new schools and upgrade 1,300 schools across the state since coming to office in 2014.

That means thousands of Victorian kids now go to school every day and learn in new classrooms with better technology and facilities, like new gyms and science labs.

It’s also helped create 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians right around our state.

A re-elected Labor Government will keep delivering for Victorians with more new schools and upgrades to existing schools across the state.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino

“The Liberals closed schools and cut funding to our education system and given the chance, they’ll do it again.”

“We’re already upgrading the school library but there’s more to do and only Labor will deliver it with $8.4 million for a new canteen and food technology space.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams

“No matter where you live in Victoria, every student deserves to have a great school – a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make sure they do.”

“We’re building and upgrading more than 1,300 schools across the state and only Labor will keep delivering for Victorian families.”

Reviewed 19 August 2020

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