High School site in Government’s hands

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By Tony Foster AM OAM JP

THIS issue of Brighton Community News contains coverage of the community meeting conducted by the Education Department on the development of the promised new Brighton High School, as well as the results of an independent poll of residents on where the school should be located.

Having attended the community meeting and read the poll results it is apparent that the community view could not be clearer. The people of the Brighton township and those in the wider municipality strongly believe that the new high school should be built on the current site of the Jordan River Learning Federation School farm, with the farm moving to a rural location on the outskirts of Brighton. Continue reading “High School site in Government’s hands”

Community supports high school on farm site

THE Brighton community has given strong support for the development of the new $30 million Brighton High School of the site of the School Farm in the centre of Brighton.

Independent polling and the community response to the Education Department’s consultation on the location of the high school point to a strong preference for it to be built on the current site of the Jordan River Learning Federation’s School Farm in the centre of Brighton.

Approximately 100 residents and community members including Education Minister Jremy Rockliff, Opposition Leader Rebecca White, Mayor Tony Foster and a number of Brighton councillors, attended the Education Department’s consultation session.
Approximately 100 residents and community members including Education Minister Jremy Rockliff, Opposition Leader Rebecca White, Mayor Tony Foster and a number of Brighton councillors, attended the Education Department’s consultation session.

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Poll strongly supports farm site for new high school  

INDEPENDENT polling of the Brighton municipality strongly supports the promised Brighton High School being developed on the current site of the Jordan River Learning Federation School Farm and the farm being moved to rural land on the town’s outskirts.

This poll was commissioned by Brighton Council to provide an objective assessment of community sentiment on the location of the new Brighton High School and the existing Jordan River Learning Federation School Farm, including relative support for nominated options for both schools. Continue reading “Poll strongly supports farm site for new high school  “