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Further grants for non-government school buildings

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Parliament House Canberra, A.C.T. 2 6 0 0

Ministerial 60 25 September 1974


The Australian Minister for Education, Mr Kim Beazley today

approved further capital grants totalling $5,353,400 under the Schools

Commision's General Building Program.

The grants are for general building projects in 66 nonĀ­

government schools throughout Australia.

the General Building Program to assist 320 non-government schools

throughout Australia in the upgrading of classroom accommodation and

other school facilities.

period 1 January 1974 to 31 December 1975.

It is expected that the balance of the funds will be allocated

by the end of 1974.

ENQUIRIES: Gary Deacon, Schools Commission

Phone: 817304

The State totals for today's grants for non-government schools



Western Australia

$1,839,500 (28 projects)

$1,422,400 (13 projects)

Tasmania $ 113,500 (three projects)

New South Wales

South Australia

$1,697,800 (17 projects)

$ 15,000 (one project)

Victoria $ 265,200 (four projects)

There has now been a total of $23,214,376 made available under

The General Building Program provides $148.5 million for

government schools and $30 million for non-government schools for the