Kambrya College

Ms GRALEY (Narre Warren South) — As part of the Andrews Labor government’s second budget, it was a pleasure last week to announce a well-deserved and much-needed $3 million to modernise Kambrya College. My question is to the Minister for Education: can he provide information to the school so that the building of the new facility ensures the delivery of innovative spaces to enhance the learning and teaching experiences at Kambrya College?

Kambrya College is experiencing growth in numbers — the old portables just could not cope — not only because it is in a growth area but also because its growing reputation for education excellence and a caring and nurturing environment for all students means that it is a school of choice.

Indeed, the school will feature in an ABC documentary soon, warts and all, but it is also a good news story about a school which, through considerable effort and rigorous reflection, is delivering continued education improvement.

It deserves the government’s support. Let us make sure the funding is used to continue the good works and the innovative education in the new facility.