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Building Future Schools program

The Queensland Government’s 2019–20 State Budget has expanded the Building Future Schools (BFS) Fund by $532.6 million to a total of $1.3 billion to deliver world-class learning environments for Queensland students, including new primary, secondary and special schools opening in 2020 and 2021.

The BFS Fund is supporting the master planning of inner-city state schools, delivering new state schools in growth areas across the state, investing in existing school assets and making strategic land acquisitions for the future.

The BFS Fund is delivering new and innovative education infrastructure solutions for growing communities.

Queenslanders are changing the way they live and more families are choosing to embrace inner city living.

Over the past 10 years, around 5,000 additional students have joined Queensland state schools in and around the Brisbane CBD. This growth will continue with more than 3,000 additional students expected to move into inner Brisbane in the next 5 years.

The BFS Fund is enhancing school infrastructure and establishing long-term master plans to support state schools as part of Brisbane's changing landscape.

The BFS Fund has delivered 8 new state schools for 2020.

The BFS Fund is also:

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Last updated
05 March 2020