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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2217 asked in the Legislative Council on 25 June 2019 by Hon Donna Faragher

Question Directed to the: Minister for Education and Training
Minister responding: Hon S.M. Ellery
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

(1) I refer to Building Condition Assessment reports undertaken by the Department of Education for Western Australian public schools, and I ask for the financial years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19, what was the total amount of funding made available for maintenance at each of the following schools:
(a) Bentley Primary School;
(b) Canning College;
(c) Carson Street School;
(d) East Victoria Park Education Support Centre;
(e) East Victoria Park Primary School;
(f) Lathlain Primary School;
(g) Millen Primary School;
(h) Victoria Park Primary School; and
(i) Wilson Primary School?
(2) For all schools referred to in (1), what is the amount to be made available for maintenance in 2019-20?

Answered on 20 August 2019

1)

SCHOOL

2015-16

($)

2016-17

($)

2017-18

($)

2018-19

($)

TOTAL

($)

a)         Bentley Primary School

223 257

74 857

124 662

248 582

671 358

b)         Canning College

933 211

1 727 816

985 147

1 064 911

4 711 085

c)         Carson Street School

446 631

244 699

58 864

161 008

911 202

d)         East Victoria Park Education Support Centre

11 453

15 362

42 908

14 712

84 435

e)         East Victoria Park Primary School

182 477

57 549

84 353

91 231

415 610

f)          Lathlain Primary School

414 321

268 275

317 915

154 772

1 155 283

g)         Millen Primary School

218 449

111 108

107 445

124 920

561 922

h)         Victoria Park Primary School

98 861

161 571

195 645

191 092

647 169

i)          Wilson Primary School

71 332

60 096

89 846

218 047

439 321

Data Source:        

Department of Finance Building Management and Works (BMW) Data Warehouse 2018-19 data as at 24 June 2019. Includes expenditures funded by schools where works were arranged by BMW. 

2)         Funding is managed centrally and is allocated to address needs in schools as they arise.  Schools may elect to manage their own faults and breakdowns up to a maximum of $5000 per event and receive an allocation from the central maintenance account. Schools may also use part of their one-line budget to undertake maintenance and minor works projects.