Inclusive new playground open for Clunes students

Clunes Public School needed a new play area for students that is sheltered and can be accessed by students in wheelchairs.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan secured $15,000 to put towards the project and today joined students to officially open the playground.   “This is a fantastic new facility that will be used by the whole community,” Mr Hogan said.   “The area now has wheelchair access, soft fall rubber…

Fitness is key at Bonalbo Central School

Bonalbo Central School would like to install outdoor fitness equipment. This would provide physical exercise opportunities for students, staff and community members.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $16,000 to assist with this project.   Mr Hogan said it was important our small rural schools have the same opportunities as those in…

Harwood Island Public School to benefit from new ICT equipment

Harwood Island Public School wanted to install new interactive whiteboards in their classrooms. This would allow staff and students to use the latest technology in the lessons.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced a $15,500 grant earlier this year to purchase new ICT equipment.    Mr Hogan said it was important our small rural schools have the same opportunities as those in the city.    “It was…

Community Landcare project given a boost

Envite Environment has been working with schools on important local environmental projects. They improve the health of the Wilsons River through removing weeds and planting local natives.   Educators have been holding school based workshops about the importance of this work. Landcare groups have also been hosting training days to allow people to gain practical…