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​New state school for Brisbane’s inner west

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​​​​​​​​A new state school is being planned for the growing suburbs of Brisbane's inner west for Prep to Year 6 students.

A new inner west state school will increase capacity in the local schooling network.

​A concept master plan of a school located at the former Toowong Bowls Club was shared with the community and feedback received between 18 April and 8 May 2022.

A report summarising the feedback received from the community will be available soon.​

Feedback gathered will be considered in the ongoing planning and approval process for the new inner west state school.

Project timeline​​​

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Project status

  • The project is in the planning phase.
  • The department is reconsidering the former Toowong Bowls Club site as the site for the school.
  • A concept master plan was released for community feedback between 18 April and 8 May 2022.​
  • The department is considering this feedback.

What's next

  • A report summarising the feedback received from community consultation will be available soon.
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School location

Map showing school site location

Community consultation

April to May 2022

The Department of Education has undertaken 16 months of consultation with the community, with three rounds of consultation delivered.

The most recent period of consultation asked for feedback on the concept master plan for the proposed new inner west state school, and ran for three weeks from 18 April to 8 May 2022.​

Feedback gathered will be considered in the ongoing planning for the school.

A summary of community feedback will be available soon.​

​January to February 2021

The first round of consultation regarding the proposed location of the new school closed on 28 February 2021. In this round of consultation, the community was able to provide feedback on the option of Indooroopilly State High School (ISHS) site and suggest alternative sites for consideration by the department.

June 2021

The second round of consultation regarding the proposed location of the new school closed on 30 June 2021. In this round of consultation, the local community was able to provide feedback on the options of locating the new school at ISHS or the former Toowong Bowls Club.​

Fast facts

Scheduled opening
Under review

Year levels
Prep to Year 6

Location
Under review

Electorate
Maiwar

Budget (GST inclusive)
$90 million (subject to detailed design and contract award)

Jobs created
Around 200 jobs (subject to detailed design and contract award)​​

Contractor​
To be appointed

​​Contact us
Email:​ ​BuildingFutureSchools@qed.qld.gov.au​


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Project update registration

To receive email updates on the planning for the new school, you can register your details via this survey.

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Last updated 07 October 2022