$132 Million State Primary & Special School – Palmview, Sunshine Coast


The State Government has announced the contractor will build two schools in Palmview.

Designed by James Cubitt Architects, a new State Primary and new Special School will be co-located on Peter Crosby Way in the Sunshine Coast.

Following on from the completion of construction of eight (8) new state schools during 2019, the new schools are schedule for construction in 2020, an to open for the 2021 school year.

Structure Plan


Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland outlined that this new schools will be completed in time for 2021.

“Our track record of delivering new schools on time is apparent for all to see,” “Even though last week we opened the most schools on one day in more than 30 years, our record delivery of new school infrastructure is not complete”.

“These are some of the fastest growing regions in the state”. “That’s why we’re deliver the education infrastructure these communities need,” the Premier said.

The tender to construct the new school was awarded to FK Gardner and Sons and construction is scheduled to commence in the coming months.

Landscape Plan

Grace Grace, Minister for Education Minister outlined that the State Government was planning for the future and delivering now to respond to the rapid population growth. Ms Grace said the projects were building on the Queensland Government’s record investment in new schools and local jobs.

“The primary school and special school at Palmview will both be built in two stages constructed on a combined campus with a high school also planned for delivery on the site in 2023″.

“Palmview’s $63.8 million new primary school will feature an administration centre, library, multi-level classroom blocks, and a sports and music centre,” 

“A new $68.8 million special school will feature an administration and library building, classroom blocks, activity centre, skills centre and a hospitality centre”, she said.

Palmview (State Primary & Special School)
– A new state primary school for Prep to Year 6 students for 2021
– A new state special school in the growing area will open for 2021.
– A new State High is not part of this announcement
– Located: Peter Crosby Way, Sippy Downs

New State Primary School


New State Primary Special School

– School construction to commence in early 2020
– Enrolments will open after the principal is appointed in 2020
– School to open in January 2021

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Source: Information, Drawings and Images
All article information is sourced and available for review from referenced locations.
– Media Release: Another four new Queensland state schools on track for 2021
– Information: Education Queensland
– Architecture Renders: Grace Grace MP Facebook Posts
– Design Architects and Masterplan: James Cubitt Architects
– Landscape Design: Place Design Group
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview


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