NORTHERN RIVERS SCHOOLS SET FOR A SPRUCE UP

As the 2019 school year began today, Assistant Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell was visiting Lismore Heights Public School, to inspect improvements made during the holidays.

Among them, a new accessibility path dedicated to the Harding family, whose disabled son passed away before Christmas.

“Their the sort of human element to when we talk about these maintenance projects. These are the families that we’re helping in communities like Lismore and there’s more to come.”

“From a jobs perspective it’s great for local tradies. The guys here at Lismore Public were local Goonellabah concreters.”

The state government says close to $18 million dollars has been allocated to the Lismore electorate, to clear its school maintenance backlog.

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