Question on Notice
Asked on 12 June 2019
MR J KELLY ASKED MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIAL
RELATIONS (HON G GRACE)
Will the Minister advise how many jobs will be created during the infrastructure projects
announced in state schools in the Greenslopes Electorate in yesterday’s budget?
In 2019–20, the Palaszczuk Government will invest a record $1.46 billion into building new
state schools, and refurbishing, maintaining and expanding existing state schools across
The Greenslopes electorate has been allocated a total of $23.8 million to fund projects across
five schools, with $7.8 million in capital and operating funds committed in 2019–20, for the
following infrastructure projects:
Cavendish Road State High School – new building: performing arts centre with seven
general learning spaces;
Holland Park State School: refurbishment of the dental clinic to a multi-purpose Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics lab;
Mount Gravatt State High School – new building: two general learning spaces and one
specialist learning space;
Mount Gravatt State School: Persons With Disability access toilet; and
Nursery Road State Special School: commence delivery of additional classrooms.
The investment in the Greenslopes electorate is estimated to support up to 23 jobs in
2019–20 and 69 jobs overall through the life of the projects.