Project Update

We are now well into 2019 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 or have been completed.

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: Da Vinci Centre is complete. Courts are under construction and open in 2019.


McKinnon Secondary College – $9 million

Three-storey VCE Centre.

Status: Opened.


McKinnon Secondary College$74.1 million

New campus.

Status: Out to tender.


Bayside Special Developmental School – $11.6 million

School rebuild.

Status: Complete.


Berendale School – $2.48 million

Hospitality building, new multipurpose teaching spaces, a central courtyard and toilets.

Status: Opened.


Valkstone Primary School – $3.72 million

Stage Two redevelopment.

Status: Opened.


Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary – $3 million

Multipurpose indoor court.

Status: Opened.


Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary

New administration area, classrooms and canteen.

Status: Architect appointed.


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

Performing arts centre.

Status: Opened.


Southmoor Primary School – $2.5 million

New modular building and school maintenance.

Status: Opened.


Holmesglen TAFE Moorabbin Campus – $8 million

Student Hub.

Status: Opened.


East Bentleigh Primary School$5 million

Performing arts centre.

Status: Under construction


Ormond Primary School$2.3 million

New classrooms.

Status: Under construction.


Bentleigh West Primary School$450,000

New art room.

Status: Under construction.


Southern Autistic School


Status: Architect appointed to design stage one.


St Peter’s Primary School  – $1 million

Upgrade of classrooms.


School Pride and Sports Fund grants


Coatesville Primary School$363,000

Upgrade of oval


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.