DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR RESEARCH

Research families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Research Primary School.

Labor will invest $5.7 million to transform the school’s tired old classrooms and facilities into the modern learning environments students and staff need to achieve their best.

The Andrews Labor Government has already funded the Research Primary School masterplan, but there’s more work to do and only Labor has the track record to deliver it.

The Liberals slashed $1 billion out of our education system, leaving schools to crumble and decay across the state.

In contrast, the Labor Government has invested more than $3.8 billion to build new schools and upgrade 1,300 schools across the state since coming to office four years ago.

Building on this work, a re-elected Labor Government will also open 100 new schools across the state over the next eight years.

This investment means that thousands of Victorian kids now go to school every day and learn in new classrooms with better technology and facilities, like new gyms and science labs.

It has also helped create more than 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians right around our state.

Only a re-elected Labor Government will keep delivering for Victorians with more new schools and upgrades to existing schools across the state.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino

“The Liberals closed schools and cut funding to our education system and given the chance, they’ll do it again.”

“No matter where you live, every child deserves to have a great school and a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make sure they do.”

Quote attributable to Member for Eltham Vicki Ward

“Since being a student there in the 1970s I have known Research to be a great school that is the heart of this community.  For nearly 12 months I have been working with the school to help develop plans for the facilities they deserve. Only Labor will deliver a state-of-the-art school for Research.”