Project Update

We are now well into 2018 and it’s going to be another big year of school upgrades in the Bentleigh Electorate. Here are some of the projects that are currently underway.

School Upgrades

Bentleigh Secondary College  $13.4 million

The Da Vinci Centre (new STEAM facility – science, technology, engineering, arts and maths), as well as two new competition grade courts.

Status: Under construction. Da Vinci Centre opens late 2018. Courts open early 2019.


McKinnon Secondary College – $9 million

Three-storey VCE Centre.

Status: Under construction. Opens 2018.


Bayside Special Developmental School – $11.4 million

Total school rebuild.

Status: Design stage. Construction begins 2018.


Berendale School – $2.48 million

Upgrade and modernisation. New multipurpose teaching spaces, a central courtyard and toilets.

Status: Design complete. Construction to begin early 2018.


Valkstone Primary School – $3.7 million

Stage Two redevelopment.

Status: Design complete. Construction commenced December 2017.


Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary – $3 million

Multipurpose indoor court.

Status: Design complete. Construction commenced December 2017.


OLSH College – $1.2 million ($500k from State Government)

Performing arts centre.

Status: Under construction. Opens 2018.


Southmoor Primary School – $1.7 million

New modular building and school maintenance.

Status: Opens early 2018.


Holmesglen TAFE Moorabbin Campus – $8 million

Student Hub.

Status: Complete. Opened 2017.


School Pride and Sports Fund grants

McKinnon Primary School – $280,000

Synthetic sports ground.


East Bentleigh Primary School – $150,000

School refurbishment.


Moorabbin Primary School – $100,000

New playground.


Ormond Primary School  $30,000

New playground.


Southern Autistic School – $15,000

Junior toilets.