Money for schools

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

FOUR schools in the Whit­sun­day re­gion will ben­e­fit from the sec­ond round of the Newman Gov­ern­ment’s $300 mil­lion Ad­vanc­ing Our Schools Main­te­nance Fund, tar­get­ing school main­te­nance back­logs. Proser­pine State High School was given the largest sin­gle fund­ing al­lo­ca­tion of $139,257, with Can­non­vale State School re­ceiv­ing $78,749, Proser­pine State School given $74,525 and Blooms­bury State School also se­cur­ing $4379 from the pro­gram. Whit­sun­day MP Ja­son Costi­gan said the money would be used to fix a va­ri­ety of main­te­nance is­sues such as paint­ing jobs, re­place­ment of gut­ter­ing, fix­ing foot­paths and air-con­di­tion­ing units or the re­moval of prob­lem trees.

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