Release type: Media Release


Four new classrooms for Huntingdale Primary School


The Hon Julia Gillard MP
Minister for Education. Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Minister for Social Inclusion
Deputy Prime Minister

Joint Media Release with The Hon Sharryn Jackson MP, Member for Hasluck

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, today visited Huntingdale Primary School with Sharryn Jackson, the Member for Hasluck.

The school received $3.1 million under Round One of the Primary Schools for the 21st Century initiative (P21) to build four new classrooms and a covered outdoor assembly area.

Huntingdale Primary School is one of 532 schools in Western Australia to benefit from $891 million under P21.

P21 will provide much needed funding for major infrastructure projects including libraries, multipurpose halls and classrooms.

Huntingdale Primary School also received $200 000 for painting and resurfacing of external areas under the National School Pride program (NSP).

NSP has delivered $138 million to 1060 schools in WA for minor infrastructure and refurbishment projects.

The Rudd Government is undertaking the largest school modernisation program in Australia’s history.

Building the Education Revolution is a key element of the Rudd Government’s$42 billion Nation Building – Economic Stimulus Plan to support jobs, stimulate local economies and invest in important infrastructure for the long-term.

A full list of successful schools and their planned projects and further information are available at