Students at Robinvale College are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with construction on a $2.4 million upgrade due to get underway shortly.

Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp, has announced that CPM Building Contractors Pty Ltd has been awarded the construction contract, with work to get underway next week.

The total project value of $3m million includes a new school administration area, Doctors in Schools facility and a co-located Early Learning Centre.

The Andrews Labor Government is building the Education State so that every Victorian student gets the opportunity for a great education and every community has access to a great school.

The project is part of a $2.5 billion investment by the Labor Government to improve classrooms, upgrade facilities and build new schools across the state.

This school building boom has created more than 1,000 school upgrades and 56 new school projects across the state, supporting almost 5000 construction jobs to ensure all Victorian families have access to a great school no matter where they live.

To find out more about new schools and upgrades to schools in Northern Victoria visit the Victorian School Building Authority website at www.schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said that a high-quality education system must be matched by high-quality learning environments where students are engaged, stimulated and encouraged to be creative thinkers.”

“The community of Robinvale will finally have the modern facilities they deserve to better meet the needs of students and teachers.”