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Sod turned on our school

11 Aug 2016

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Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino helped turn the sod on Southbank’s future vertical school at Ferrars St on August 8.

The pair appeared alongside Member for Albert Park Martin Foley, City of Port Phillip Mayor Bernadene Voss and students from the overflowing Port Melbourne Primary School to mark the momentous occasion.

Located in Southbank, South Melbourne Primary School will be the first ever vertical government school in Victoria, with five storeys, open space on each level and competition grade netball courts on the rooftop.

Construction is now well underway and the school is due to open in 2018. For more information visit schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au

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