A record $4.2bn is being injected over the next four years into school infrastructure. Over the next two years, we will invest:

  • $2.2BN across NSW
  • 90+ New projects
  • 1,500 New classrooms
  • 32K Additional student places


The Victorian Government is delivering hundreds of upgrades, brand new schools and early childhood centres across the State through the Victorian School Building Authority.

  • 56 new schools
  • 1000+ projects
  • 30+ early childhood projects
  • $2.5b invested


Advancing Queensland Schools Program: Local contractors have been called to register for government work ahead of tenders opening for projects under the Queensland Government’s $200 million Advancing Queensland Schools program.


Building Future Schools Fund


Queensland Government is investing $500 million in a five-year Building Future Schools Fund. This Fund will see the biggest ever investment in building new schools within five kilometres of the Brisbane CBD. Over the last 10 years around 5,000 additional students have moved into existing inner-city schools and more than 3,000 additional students are expected over the next five years.


School in the sky? Parramatta’s Arthur Phillip High first public NSW high-rise school


Parramatta’s Arthur Phillip High School will be rebuilt in a 17-storey tower in a project the state government hopes will show how to build education infrastructure in dense urban settings. The 55-metre tower to be built in the western Sydney city’s CBD will be adjoined by a separate four-storey curved building housing a new primary school.


Design miracle in Strathfield: primary school emerges from a concrete Telstra centre


On the outside, it’s a grim concrete box abutting a railway line. On the inside, however, it’s one of western Sydney’s newest schools – and a template for the future. Welcome to Our Lady of the Assumption in North Strathfield, where a miracle of design has turned a former Telstra training centre into a Catholic primary school.


University of Canberra unveils $1.7b plans to build 3,300 new residences in Belconnen


The University of Canberra (UC) has unveiled plans that will see more than 3,000 residences built on land owned by the university, at an estimated value of $1.7 billion. The university has signed an agreement with developer CIC Australia that will see a maximum of 200 dwellings released every year for the next 15 to 20 years, starting in 2017.


Major student accommodation facility for CSU in Port Macquarie


With ever-increasing demand for courses in Port Macquarie, Charles Sturt University (CSU) is due to open a residential facility for 250 students for the beginning of Session One in February 2018. Located next to the Port Macquarie campus, three accommodation buildings will initially provide 112 rooms that include a bedroom with desk and ensuite bathroom for each student, communal lounge rooms and kitchens, and access to student recreational areas in a separate building


Distinctive design for new Building 2 revealed


UTS can reveal the proposed design for the revitalisation of Building 2, which envisages a 16-level building with a distinctive ‘twist’ and a tri-level, glass-fronted scholarly reading room overlooking Alumni Green. Recently submitted as part of the UTS Central project development application (DA), this design – which proposes 14 new floors and retention of the two existing basement levels (1 and 2) – will renew the very heart of the UTS campus.


Multiplex and UNSW further partnership with engineering building expansion


Leading global contractor Multiplex has been appointed to deliver the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) new $174.4 million Science and Engineering Building (SEB), continuing the expansion of the world-class Physical Sciences Precinct at its Kensington campus.


New schools adopt education of future

AS THE learning and teaching environments evolve, so too does the creation of new schools.

In keeping with an ever-changing technology-savvy generation, the plan for Catholic Education’s newest school Santa Sophia Catholic College in Box Hill is set to make children ready for the workforce of the future, according to foundation principal Mark De Vries.


School’s 20-year revamp to cost $114m

REDLANDS will soon echo not only to the muted sounds of student learning, but also to the rumble of earthmovers and the crash of jack hammers as the exclusive school embarks on a 20-year $114 million building spree at its Cremorne site.






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