Member for Cranbourne, Jude Perera MP today visited St Thomas the Apostle to officially open the Schools new learning areas

This project benefited from a $1.5 million investment of the Andrews Labor Government. It is one of the many Victorian schools benefiting from the Labor Government’s $120 million Capital Funding Program for Non-Government Schools.

The program has already seen more than 86 projects receive funding to build and upgrade Catholic and independent schools across the state.

The fund is part of a $3.8 billion investment from the Labor Government build the Education State, giving every student access to a great local school with a great education.

Victoria’s school building boom has delivered more than 1,300 school upgrades and 70 new school projects across the state, supporting more than 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino

“This brand new, state-of-the-art building is another example of how we’re making the investments we need to give every child – regardless of where they live, or the school they go to – the very best education.”

Quote attributable to Member for Jude Perera MP, State Member for Cranbourne District

“This school attracts a large number of local kids and making this investment makes sure they will continue to have access to a great local school.”