State Member for Wallsend, Ms Sonia Hornery MP, has thanked the Hon Sarah Mitchell MLC, Minister for Education, for announcing in Parliament today that Glendore Public School will be receiving a much needed security fence.
Ms Hornery was able to have a Question without Notice asked of the Minister by the Hon Anthony D’Adam MLC in the Legislative Council Question Time today.
The Minister acknowledged the ongoing issues the school has been experiencing and announced that the Department would be fast tracking the construction of the fence during the 2019/2020 financial year.
Ms Hornery subsequently met with the Minister to confirm all of the details after Question Time.
Quotes attributable to Member for Wallsend, Sonia Hornery
“This is a great outcome for the school community at Glendore Public School. I want to thank the Minster for the announcement of this much needed and important piece of infrastructure.”
“Thank you to the parents and P & C members, both past and present, who have continued to lobby hard over this issue. This is a win for them.”
“Parents collected more than 500 signatures on a petition and turned out to a number of events. They have written countless letters and sent dozens of emails.”
“The Minister announced during Question Time in the Legislative Council that the school fence would be constructed during the 2019/2020 financial year.”
“After Question Time I met with the Minister to confirm the details. I am hopeful that the Minister may even come up for a sod turning ceremony.”
“This shows that hard work and persistence pays off. I will always fight for my community and today we are celebrating a good win.”