In the 2015-16 State Budget, Bellarine Secondary College received $1.246 million capital works funding. In the 2016-17 State Budget, the school received a further $1.18 million.
This funding has been rolled into one modernisation project to refurbish existing buildings at both the Drysdale and Ocean Grove campuses.
At the Drysdale campus, the chemistry lab, metal works building, arts foyer, main office area will receive minor upgrades. The classrooms in Building 16 will receive major upgrades to create flexible and open learning areas.
At the Ocean Grove campus, the bus loop will be refurbished, the benchtops in the science labs will be replaced and the IT pod in Building 48 will be removed to create modern, flexible learning areas.
The architect for this project is Henderson & Lodge Pty Ltd.
The builder for this project is Rendine Constructions.