Barnaby Joyce

Refurbished building for students at Carinya Christian School

22 Nov 2018

Primary school students at Carinya Christian School in Tamworth will benefit from newly refurbished kindergarten and infants facilities thanks to $350,000 in funding from the Federal Government.

 

Member for New England Barnaby Joyce officially opened the new facility today on behalf of the Minister for Education Dan Tehan.

 

“It was great to visit Carinya Christian School and see the new facilities firsthand and the impact they will have on students’ learning potential,” Mr Joyce said.

 

Mr Joyce said students and the whole school community would benefit from these newly refurbished kindergarten and infants facilities.

 

“These new learning spaces take into account the latest in educational research and will see students learn more effectively.

 

“This is part of our commitment to ensuring students have the support they need to succeed in the classroom.

 

“Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities – that’s why the Federal Government is proud of the Capital Grants Program, which has benefited thousands of schools across the nation.”

 

The Government has committed $660 million until 2021, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure.

 

Schools that want to learn more about the Capital Grants Program can visit here.

 

(ENDS)

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