Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann, today officially opened new classrooms and refurbishments at Holy Family Parish Primary School in Gowrie.
Monsignor John Woods, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, celebrated the Liturgy of the Word and blessed the plaque and new facilities.
Holy Family Parish Primary School received $3.2 million under the National School Pride program and Primary Schools for the 21st Century element of Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution.
Ms Brodtmann said that the improvements had transformed the school’s learning facilities.
“The project has allowed Holy Family Parish Primary School to open an Early Learning and Care Centre for four year olds as well provide classrooms for integrated studies, music and Indonesian studies. There is also a new ICT lab along with the major refurbishment of the 25 year old school library and the addition of a learning support area,” Ms Brodtmann said.
“The Building the Education Revolution is a key element of the Australian Government’s $42 billion Nation Building – Economic Stimulus Plan to support jobs, stimulate local economies and invest in important infrastructure for the long term.”