This good news comes after years of campaigning by the school community.
The Palaszczuk Government will invest $5 million to build a new school hall at Bounty Boulevard State School as part of our $200 million Advancing Queensland Schools funding package.
The Bounty Boulevard school community have been calling for a new school hall for many years. Bounty Boulevard is now the largest Prep to Year 6 school in Queensland, and has lacked a fit-for-purpose venue to host assemblies, events and indoor sports.
I know how important this facility is and I am proud to have delivered for our community.
I want to congratulate the school leadership, the P&C and broader school community for their efforts to secure this funding.
I’m looking forward to seeing the difference this hall makes to education at Bounty Boulevard State School.
The project was expected to go to tender next month.
The Palaszczuk Government is determined to give every student in every school the best possible education.
That means delivering the teachers, curriculum and school facilities we need to give students the best chance at success.
This project will also create vital jobs for local tradies and more opportunities for apprentices and trainees.