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16 March 2022


Students in Melton will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading the Melton Specialist School.

Member for Melton Steve McGhie today announced Alchemy Construct Pty Ltd had been appointed to build the $9.656 million upgrade, which will help it deliver a 21st century education.

The upgrade will see Melton Specialist School modernised with a brand new a senior learning building.

Melton Specialist School’s upgrade will create local jobs, with work expected to be completed later this year.
The Victorian Budget 2021/22 invests $1.6 billion to build new schools and improve existing schools to make sure our kids have the bright futures they deserve.

In the past seven years, the Victorian Government has invested more than $10.9 billion in building new schools and more than 1,700 school upgrades, creating around 13,500 jobs in construction and associated industries. It is now ahead of schedule in its commitment to open 100 new schools by 2026, with 62 new schools opening between 2019 and 2024.

The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and get a quality education.

Quotes attributable to Member for Melton Steve McGhie

“These local upgrades are part of the school building boom that is happening right across Victoria.”

“Upgrading Melton Specialist School will give local students access to great classrooms and facilities - because you can’t deliver a first-rate education in second-rate classrooms.”