News Date: 11 Feb 2018
Site preparation works have started on Pakenham North East Primary School ahead of its opening for local students next year.
The new school was designed in consultation with local residents, who had the opportunity to have their say during community engagement held during the design process.
The brand-new school will accommodate 475 students from Prep to Year 6, and was designed by architects Architectus and K2LD.
Pakenham North East Primary School is one of six new growth area schools being delivered across Melbourne as part of a multi-school tender with Kane Constructions, which will build Truganina P-9; Sanctuary Lakes P-9 (Point Cook); Burnside Primary; Yarrambat Park Primary (Doreen); Aitkin Hill Primary (Craigieburn); and Pakenham North East Primary.
The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $2.5 billion to improve classrooms, upgrade facilities and build new schools right across the state.
This school building boom has so far delivered more than 1,200 school upgrades and 56 new school projects across the state.
Tasmania's economy is set for a major boost with works now complete on Hobart International Airport's 500-metre runway extension.
The southern NSW farming community of Barellan looks set to keep more of its seniors thanks to the opening of the first two of five units at the town's new aged care village.
Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project the Metro Tunnel is on track to open a year earlier than expected.
Frankston’s new train station is another step closer with work to kick off on the transformation this month and be completed by the end of 2018.
Four new bridges at Fiery, Boundary, Lonely and Cut Creeks on the Peak Downs Highway between Eton and Nebo in Queensland are now fully complete and open to traffic, helping to keep the region open for business during wet weather.