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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to Education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Latest news

School and preschool maintenance package

23 April 2020

Almost 500 schools and preschools in South Australia will receive grants to undertake priority maintenance work.

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Parent letter from Chief Public Health Officer

23 April 2020

Professor Nicola Spurrier has written to parents encouraging students to return to school for term 2.

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COVID-19: Update – Barossa to reopen

23 April 2020

If there are no new cases of COVID-19 in the Barossa region between now and next Wednesday then schools, preschools and early childhood facilities can open a full service from Wednesday 29 April 2020.

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High speed internet expanded to preschools

23 April 2020

Every South Australian preschool and children’s centre is set to receive a high-speed internet connection.

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Construction begins on new Aldinga school

14 April 2020

Construction has begun today on the brand new B-12 school at Aldinga.

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Technical College to be established in the western suburbs

9 April 2020

The State Government will partner with Catholic Education (CESA) to deliver a new technical college at the Rosewater Trade Training Centre.

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Proposed zone for new Aldinga school

8 April 2020

The proposed school zone for the new Aldinga B-12 School has been released.

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Tantanoola Education Review

7 April 2020

Local families, educators and the broader community of Tantanoola will be invited to provide feedback on the future primary education needs of young people in the area.

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COVID19: Henley High School closure on Thursday 2 April 2020

2 April 2020

Henley High School will be closed on Thursday 2 April 2020.

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COVID19: Pennington School R to 7 closure on Thursday 2 April 2020

1 April 2020

Pennington School R to 7 will be closed on Thursday 2 April 2020.

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