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03 Mar 2021

Playground Upgrade For Hammondville Public School

Hammondville Public School is one step closer to new and improved facilities, with a playground upgrade announced as part of the NSW Government’s Metro Renewal Program. Since the announcement of the Metro Renewal Program in November last year, schools have been invited to apply for renewal projects to improve their...
03 Mar 2021

Students Benefit From Tutoring Program

NSW public school students are already benefitting from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s history-making $337 million tuition program. Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said more than 3960 educators were already on the ground at 1755 schools. The vast majority are retired or casual teachers, supplemented by university education students...
10 Nov 2020

Free Tutoring To Support Students

For the first time in NSW, students will receive free tutoring in 2021 thanks to a landmark $337 million program that is part of the NSW 2020-21 Budget. The program increases the ongoing support for students’ education after a disruptive school year. The Government is employing up to 5,500 additional...
09 Nov 2020

New Primary School In Edmondson Park

The community of Edmondson Park is one step closer to a brand new primary school with the Premier, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Minister for Education, the Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC, and State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP, today confirming a site for the new school. The announcement comes...
29 Oct 2020

Site Plans Revealed For New Primary School In Liverpool

Liverpool is one step closer to a brand new school following the release of the indicative site plans by the NSW Government. The new school will be built on the side of the Liverpool Boys and Girls High Schools, and will cater for the projected growth in the Liverpool area....
20 Oct 2020

Notice of Motion - Book Week

Melanie Gibbons moves, that this House: Notes Book Week runs from 17 to 23 October 2020. Recognises the theme for 2020 is Curious Creatures, Wild Minds. Acknowledges Book Week encourages pre-school and primary students to love reading and also celebrates Australian books and authors. Thanks the schools in the Holsworthy Electorate for...
19 Oct 2020

Chipping Norton Public School To Welcome New Crossing Supervisor

Safety for students at Chipping Norton Public School in the Holsworthy Electorate will be boosted with one of 98 new school crossing supervisors to soon be appointed, as part of an $18.5 million NSW Government commitment to improve student safety. State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons said the new supervisor...
19 Oct 2020

Funding Certainty Continues For Schools In The Holsworthy Electorate

Students in Holsworthy Electorate public schools will benefit from the funding certainty delivered in their school budget allocations for next year. State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP, said the allocations are part of $10.1 billion in annual Gonski funding being delivered to public schools for 2021. “The distribution of...
16 Oct 2020

Training The Next Generation Of Construction Professionals

The NSW Government is transforming the way the next generation of construction practitioners will be trained to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing sector. Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, Kevin Anderson and Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, Geoff Lee, today announced a new partnership between the Office...
12 Feb 2020

Moorebank High School Benefits as Schools Receive Additional Maintenance

Moorebank High School is one of the 968 schools across NSW that have received additional maintenance work, clearing over half of the outstanding school maintenance list across the state. Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said an estimated $200 million was spent on 968 additional maintenance and upgrade projects at public schools...

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