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Media Alert – Reopening of Liverpool West Public School on Monday 11 March

NSW Department of Education < 1 mins read

MEDIA ALERT 

Sunday 10 March 2024

SUBJECT: Liverpool West Public School reopening  

WHO:  

  • Deputy Secretary Public Schools Deb Summerhayes 

  • Principal Lucy Martin 

  • Parent of three students, Amy Bradley 

  • Assistant Principal and Yrs 1&2 teacher, Josephine Hanna 

WHAT: Liverpool West Public School is reopening after the completion of remediation works to remove contaminated mulch. 

WHEN: 8.00am, Monday 11 March 2024 

WHERE: Liverpool West Public School. 

79-81 Hoxton Park Rd Liverpool NSW 2170 

MEDIA CONTACT: Pascal Adolphe, pascal.adolphe@det.nsw.edu.au, 0437 052 552 

 

Students and staff at Liverpool West Public School will be welcomed back to their classrooms on Monday, 11 March 2024 after full clearance was received from the independent hygienist. 

This follows extensive work undertaken over the past few weeks to remove contaminated mulch at the school and fully remediate the site. 

Students have been able to continue their learning at Gulyangarri Public School during this time. 

More than 2,500 tonnes of potentially contaminated material has been removed under the guidance of the hygienist in line with Work Health & Safety legislation. 

All areas of concern based on the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) investigation have been remediated with all mulch now removed. 

The main classrooms and teaching areas of the school will return to usual operations. 

Reinstatement of landscaping materials will continue in the coming weeks and will not impact school operations. 

Media release: https://education.nsw.gov.au/news/latest-news/students-and-staff-to-return-to-liverpool-west-public-school 

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