Treasurer Ben Wyatt has visited Broome Senior High School to officially open its new state-of-the-art facilities.
The stunning $19.3 million upgrade was completed in September and provided a major boost for jobs, with more than 300 Western Australian workers and 29 local businesses involved in the project.
The upgrade, which delivers on an election commitment, included a modern double-storey building with 10 new classrooms, three digital technology learning areas, a student services area and space for open events.
An exciting new commercial kitchen with an alfresco area for hospitality students is a feature of the major revamp as well as two chemistry laboratories and new bike storage for students.
The Cultural Centre was relocated within the school and has been enhanced with a ‘yarning circle’ and courtyard, and extensive landscaping throughout the grounds was carried out to complement the existing environment. The school car park was also upgraded.
For more information about the school, visit https://broomeshs.wa.edu.au
As stated by Treasurer Ben Wyatt:
“The McGowan Government made an election commitment to deliver better facilities for local school students and we have delivered.
“These state-of-the-art upgrades will provide a brilliant learning environment for students.
“Importantly, these impressive upgrades also provided a significant boost to the local economy, with more than 300 workers and 29 local businesses working on the project.”
As stated by Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:
“It is wonderful to be able to celebrate this exciting upgrade of Broome Senior High School which is providing students with the best possible facilities to enhance their learning.
“These world-class facilities mean students will be able to enjoy learning in state-of-the-art buildings for years to come.”
As stated by Kimberley MLA Josie Farrer:
“I’m proud to have delivered on this important election commitment for the Kimberley with Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery.
“A big thank you to Treasurer Ben Wyatt for making the funds available for these additions.”