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Four new schools in Melbourne’s southeast by 2017

The initiative named the New Schools Public Private Partnership Project, is set to invest $291million to deliver 15 new schools between 2017 – 2018 in high growth areas such as Clyde North, Cranbourne, Epping, Point Cook and Torquay.

Schools set to open in the south-eastern corridor are;

2017 School Year –

  • Casey Central East Primary School (Cranbourne North)
  • Cranbourne South West Primary School (Cranbourne West)
  • Heather Grove Primary School (Clyde North)
  • Pakenham South West Primary School (Pakenham)

Victorian Government has pledged that under the PPP model, the schools will be financed, designed, built and maintained by the private sector for 25 years, Premier Daniel Andrews has also added that ‘more than 14,000 students will benefit from the $291 million investment.’

Contract is set to be entered into late-October, with construction of the first group of schools scheduled for commencement by the end of the year.

Source: Leader Newspapers