News Date: 10 Oct 2017
Mordialloc students will soon benefit from new facilities, including a competition-grade basketball court, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson visited Mordialloc College to unveil the final stage of the school’s $6.6 million upgrade.
The redevelopment includes a new gymnasium, which includes a basketball court, weights, storage rooms and change rooms as well as an outdoor hub and new performing arts centre. The entire community will benefit from the new facilities with the gym being available for general public use outside of school hours.
Minister for Education James Merlino said that the Victorian Government was committed to school infrastructure projects.
“We’re investing in schools right across Victoria, building sports and cultural facilities that the whole community can be proud of.
“Mordialloc College is a great school and the completion of this upgrade is another example of how we are providing all students with the first-rate education infrastructure they deserve.”
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