Students and staff at St John Vianney’s Primary School in Waramanga, will today celebrate the opening of the refurbished staffroom and administration area that were built with the help of $350 000 in Australian Government funding.
Senator Seselja will open the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan.
The project, totalling over $650 000, was funded through a $350 000 Australian Government grant, and by $307 676 contribution from the St John Vianney’s Primary School community.
The project involved the refurbishment of the staffroom and administration area and the redesign of the school entrance.
Senator Seselja said the new facilities are an important part of ensuring that students get a great education.
“The Government believes in an education system that puts students first. We are committed to building a world-class education system that will equip all Australian students with the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive world,” Senator Seselja said.
“These new facilities here at St John Vianney’s Primary School show exactly what can be achieved by a school with strong leadership and a clear vision for the future.
“This is much more than just a financial commitment. This is a commitment to getting the very best out of each and every one of the students here today,” Senator Seselja concluded.
Australian Government funding was provided through the Capital Grants Programme.