School Infrastructure NSW
The NSW Government is investing unprecedented funding into school infrastructure. The 2018-19 State Budget committed $6.8 billion over the next four years to deliver more than 170 new schools and training centers to support communities throughout NSW. The record school building prgram currently underway will provide over 2000 new permanent classrooms and learning spaces across NSW. The covus will be on meeting a surge in enrolment demand with innovative, future-focused educational infrastructure, giving teachers and students every chance to succeed. This is the largest state-funded investment in school infrastructure in Australia's history.
There are opportunities to partner with the NSW Government on the delivery of education infrastructure across various stages of project development.
The NSW Government is in the early stages of planning for a new education precinct in the Ryde area. The project will include a new primary school and high school co-located at the TAFE NSW Meadowbank campus. The new education facilities will provide state-of-the-art facilities to cater for expansion to meet future growth in and around Ryde. The project is currently in design and is anticipated to proceed to constrcution tender in late 2018.
There is also a significant underway to relocate Hurlstone Agricultural High School, currently in Glenfield, to a new location within the Western Sydney University Hawkesbury campus. The project includes an academically selective and boarding agricultural high school for 1500 students, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The learning spaces will be technology-rich to serve the STEM focus of the school and will also provide access to Western Sydney University agricultural and sporing facilities, as well as boarding accommodation for 300 students. The project is currently in design and is anticipated to proceed to construction tender in late 2018.
The $6.8 billion program also includes:
•New or major upgrades of high schools at Kingscliff, Sydney Olympic Park, Tweed Heads, Yass, Killara, Kingswood, Queanbeyan and Fairfield.
•New or major rebuilds of primary schools at Chatswood, Gouldburn, Schofield, Ashbury, Brookvale, Darlington, Jordan Springs, Liverpool, Penshurst West, Tamworth and Prestons.
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Education Investment NSW
Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
Department of Education
Form of project announcement
The focus will be on meeting a surge in enrolment demand with innovative, future-focused educational infrastructure, giving teachers and students every chance to succeed. This $4.2 billion investment, over four years, has been announced by the NSW Government as a cornerstone of the 2017-18 Budget.
Indicative timetable of project development
Tenders will progressively be put to market