No funding for Collie Senior High School

What they promised

$7.5million for new facilities at Collie Senior High School

- 2013 State Election

What they say now

No funding provided in the 2013-14 State Budget


21 Aug 2013 - In the lead up to the 2013 state election the Barnett Government made a commitment to fund $7.5 million for eight new classrooms at Collie Senior High School.

$7.5 million for Collie Senior High School was included in ‘The Liberals’ Education Policy’ and detailed in a list of schools where work was to commence soon. - The Liberals’ Education Policy, p12

The commitment was widely circulated within the local community and list in an election promises on page 4 of the South Western Times on 7 March 2013.

When the 2013-14 Budget was released no funding was provided for the new classrooms.


As at the 2015-16 Budget, there is still no funding for the new classrooms promised for Collie Senior High School, as was reported in the Collie Mail.