North Morley PS gets $1.5m for new library in State Budget


Morley MLA Amber-Jade Sanderson, Premier Mark McGowan and North Morley PS principal Lisa Gibson.
Morley MLA Amber-Jade Sanderson, Premier Mark McGowan and North Morley PS principal Lisa Gibson.

NORTH Morley Primary School students is expected to move from a demountable to a $1.5 million library in 2019.

Premier Mark McGowan announced State Budget funding for the project at the school this morning.

SPH Architecture and Interiors were appointed the architects in November 2017.

Construction is set to begin in June, with the project expected to be completed by December 2018.

The new library will provide a modern technological environment with flexible and creative learning areas.

Principal Lisa Gibson said the library would give more room for the students.

“It also gives us the space to have our technology in one section and our library and resources to go with that in another area,” she said.

Morley MLA Amber-Jade Sanderson said the P and C fought years for a new library, which would create more learning opportunities.

Mr McGowan said it was good to give new facilities to an older school.

“Libraries these days are much more than the ‘reading-a-book’ libraries that I remember as a kid – they are far more comprehensive learning centres,” he said.

“A new and exciting learning centre is great for the school.”

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