Standing up for Canberra

New Multi-purpose hall and classrooms for Sacred Heart Primary School

Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann MP today officially opened the new multipurpose hall and refurbished library at Sacred Heart Primary School in Pearce built as part of the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution

Sacred Heart Primary School received almost $3 million under the National School Pride program and Primary Schools for the 21st Century elements of the Building the Education Revolution.

Ms Brodtmann congratulated Sacred Heart Primary School on their new facilities and spoke of the benefit to both the school and local community.

“This is a very exciting phase in the Building the Education Revolution program,”    Ms Brodtmann said.

“It is fantastic to be here today to celebrate the opening of the new multi-purpose hall and refurbished library and to witness firsthand the impact this has had on Sacred Heart Primary School and the local community.

“It has been fantastic to see the principal, school staff, parents and tradespeople working together to deliver these important projects.

“These projects are important to make sure teachers and students will be teaching and learning in the 21st Century facilities that they so richly deserve,” said Ms Brodtmann.

The $1.28 billion National School Pride program is providing funding to more than 9400 eligible schools in every state and territory for minor infrastructure and refurbishment.

The $14.1 billion Primary Schools for the 21st Century element is providing funding to over 7900 eligible primary schools in every state and territory for major new infrastructure.

Ms Brodtmann said the new facilities are not only a benefit to the school they are supporting stronger social networks and community cohesion.

Further information about this project and all schools funded under the BER is available atwww.buildingtheeducation 

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