Forty-four schools will get new roofs

Forty-four schools across the Central Coast will get new roofs through the NSW Government’s $60M Roof Replacement Program.

Northern schools on the list are primary schools at Berkeley Vale, Brooke Avenue at Killarney Vale, Chittaway Bay, Gorokan, Jilliby, Ourimbah, Tacoma, Toukley, Tuggerah, Tuggerawong, Wyong Creek and Wyong as well as high schools at Gorokan, Wyong, Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College campuses at Berkeley Vale and Tumbi Umbi, and Hope Town School at Wyong.

Parliamentary Secretary for Central Coast, Adam Crouch, said the roof replacement program was part of the NSW Government’s Covid recovery plan.

“Construction work at local schools will provide vital work for local tradies and building companies,” he said.

Crouch said the Local Trade Scheme, a new online platform allowing local tradies to bid for work at local schools, would be used in the tendering of each project.

Schools didn’t need to apply for this program as decisions were based on priority and community benefit, following assessments by the Department of Education.

“The NSW Government is continuing to roll out record amounts of funding, and schools are no exception,” Crouch said.

Media release, Apr 1
Parliamentary Secretary Central Coast, Adam Crouch