Schools get a spruce up for the new year
While school students and staff have been on holidays, the NSW Government has carried out capital works and maintenance projects at nearly 500 public schools across the state.
"Over the summer break work continues on projects to the value of around $220 million," Federal Member Thomas George said.
"Twenty projects have been undertaken at 20 schools throughout the electorate while students and staff have been enjoying the summer holidays."
"With schools free of students and staff during the summer break, the holidays provided tradies and contractors the time they needed to make improvements, repairs and upgrade facilities."
Examples of minor works and maintenance at schools include: upgrading classrooms, painting, toilet upgrades and grounds improvements.
The schools benefiting from minor works and maintenance include Bonalbo Central School and Kyogle High School.
"This targeted funding will make our schools better places for students to learn and teachers to teach."