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Rapid population growth in South-East Queensland prompts $400 million spend on five new state schools – ABC News

With population growth in inner Brisbane and across the Sunshine Coast expected to continue over the next decade, five new state schools are opening their doors…

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Five new schools will open this week in South-East Queensland to help ease the stranglehold of soaring population growth on the region’s education infrastructure.
Key points:

  • The State Government has spent $400 million on the new schools
  • Growth in apartment living has lifted the inner-Brisbane population
  • South-East Queensland’s population growth is predicted to continue

Three of the campuses have been built in booming pockets on the Sunshine Coast, where the population is expected to swell to 500,000…

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