State bankrolling removal of asbestos at schools
THREE schools in the Alpine Shire have received State Government funding to remove asbestos.
Acting Minister for Education, Jenny Mikakos, this week confirmed that 119 schools across the state are to undergo the removal of asbestos that may pose a risk in the future.
The local schools to receive funding under the government’s School Asbestos Removal Program are:
Mikakos said the program of works was starting during the current school holidays and would be completed by early next year.
Works to be carried out include removing asbestos from cabinets and safes along with the removal and reinstatement of some cement sheet ceilings, walls and eaves.
The current works flow from an extensive,