Schools Programmer

Speers Point Public School receives Investing in Our Schools Programme funding

Greg Combet, Federal Member for Charlton, today celebrated with Speers Point Public School, the completion of the school’s multi-purpose facility.

Mr. Combet said, “The Federal Government has provided $144,235 in funding which has allowed the school to extend its existing library. This has benefited the whole school community by providing a much-needed gathering space.”

“The extension to the library will provide a better research area for the students and access to regular computer classes. The staff and students are thrilled with their new facility.”In 2005 the school received $5,609 for the planning of the new ICT and performance room.

Successful applications for all four rounds total 20,414 approved projects for 6,867 government schools across Australia.  Government school communities were able to apply for funding for projects such as air-conditioning, shade structures, computer equipment and upgrades, musical and sporting equipment.

The Rudd Government is committed to school infrastructure funding, providing over $546.6 million during 2008 to the State and Territory Governments and school sectors. This funding will assist schools, particularly through the Capital Grants Program, which helps the neediest schools to construct and upgrade their school facilities.

Callaghan College Wallsend Campus receives Investing in Our Schools Programme funding

Greg Combet, Federal Member for Charlton, today celebrated with Callaghan College Wallsend Campus, at the opening of their covered outdoor learning area (COLA).

Mr. Combet said, “The Federal Government has provided $82,396 in funding which has allowed the school to construct a COLA. This has benefited the school community by providing a sheltered area for students to participate in such things as Physical Education and Creative and Performing Arts.”

Callaghan College Wallsend Campus has received $123,643 in total over the life of the Investing in Our Schools Programme.  The school also received funding to upgrade their ICT facilities.

Successful applications for all four rounds total 20,414 approved projects for 6,867 government schools across Australia.  Government school communities were able to apply for funding for projects such as air-conditioning, shade structures, computer equipment and upgrades, musical and sporting equipment.

The Rudd Government is committed to school infrastructure funding, providing over $546.6 million during 2008 to the State and Territory Governments and school sectors. This funding will assist schools, particularly through the Capital Grants Program, which helps the neediest schools to construct and upgrade their school facilities.