FUNDING FOR SUNSHINE COLLEGE AND SUNSHINE SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL

The Andrews Labor Government has given two schools in Sunshine a substantial funding boost, a boost that will go a long way towards ensuring that local children have the very best start in life.

Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson today announced that $9.9 million from the Victorian Budget 2016/17 will go to Sunshine College, adding to the $100,000 that was provided last year.

This will complete Stage 1 of Sunshine College’s Master Plan. This was an election commitment that the Andrews Labor Government has now fulfilled.

Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson also announced that $2.5 million from the Victorian Budget 2016/17 will go to Sunshine Special Development School.

This investment will go towards upgrading and modernising the school. The Department of Education will work in partnership with the school to develop a plan for the works.  

Victoria is experiencing unprecedented population growth, with an expected increase of 300,000 new students by 2031, making new schools a vital investment.

 

Quotes attributable to Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson

“This investment reflects the Premier’s commitment to ensuring that children in the west have access a world class education, and to ensuring that children in the west have the very best start in life.”