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: Complete


McKinnon Secondary College$4.1 million

New campus planning.

Status: Architect appointed


Bayside Special Developmental School – $11.4 million

Total school rebuild.

Status: Under construction. First stage opens 2019. Second stage opens 2020.


Berendale School – $2.48 million

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

Status: Under construction. Opens 2018.


Valkstone Primary School – $3.72 million

Stage Two redevelopment.

Status: Under construction. Opens 2018.


Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary – $3 million

Multipurpose indoor court.

Status: Complete


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

Performing arts centre.

Status: Complete


Southmoor Primary School – $2.5 million

New modular building and school maintenance.

Status: Complete


Holmesglen TAFE Moorabbin Campus – $8 million

Student Hub.

Status: Complete


East Bentleigh Primary School$5 million

Performing arts centre

Status: Funded 2018 Budget


Ormond Primary School$2.3 million

New classrooms

Status: Architect appointed


Bentleigh West Primary School$450,000

New art room

Status: Architect appointed


Southern Autistic School


Status: Architect appointed soon


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.