Member for Mallee, Anne Webster today announced Trinity Lutheran College in Mildura will benefit from new classrooms and learning areas for science and the arts thanks to a Coalition Government grant.
Dr Webster said the Australian Government would provide $1 million towards the project through the Capital Grants Program, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure.
“Students and staff at Trinity Lutheran College will benefit from the refurbishment of the senior Hattah Wing to create four general learning areas, two science rooms, support spaces, a common room and outdoor learning areas,” Dr Webster said.
“The project also includes refurbishment of the senior Mungo Wing to create four general learning areas, two flexible learning areas, an art room, textiles room, and music practice rooms, as well a staff room, meeting rooms, and other amenities.
“Trinity Lutheran College has a wonderful school community, and these new facilities will further enhance the learning environment.
“Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities – that’s why the Morrison/McCormack Government is proud of the Capital Grants Program, which has benefited thousands of schools across the nation.
“Our Government is ensuring that every child gets a quality education no matter where they go to school. We are providing a record $314.7 billion for all Australian Schools from 2018 to 2029.
“We are delivering real, needs-based funding that is matched by national reforms that will drive better results and outcomes, as recommended by David Gonski in his Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.
“I congratulate Trinity Lutheran College on their successful grant application and look forward to seeing the positive impact the new facilities will have on students and our community.”
Dr Webster said the funding announcement is one of 158 projects approved for funding under the Capital Grants Program to commence in 2021.
Schools that want to learn more about the Capital Grants Program can visit https://www.education.gov.au/capital-grants-non-government-schools.