This project marks the newest Queensland Government State High School Campus growth of students entering years 7 – 12 in Mackay, Central Queensland. Furthermore, for Paynters to successfully achieve the delivery of this Greenfield campus within a nine month period so that students would commence term one in 2013.
It is a testament to the capability of Paynters to achieve extremely ambitious outcomes for our clients, regardless of the size of the project or the cost. Included in the first stage of this development was the delivery of 20 standalone structures including new administration services building, information resources building, 12 standard class rooms and three collaborative ICT rooms, junior learning centre, junior applied technology building, separate food studies and hospitality building, new staff centre work rooms and facilities, book and uniform store, canteen and two extremely large covered outdoor eating courts, campus bulk store and maintenance staff building, grounds care and sports store which adjoins the new playing field, two separate student amenities blocks, two separate covered bike shelters, feature entry structures.
The campus also includes a new community category five multipurpose cyclone shelter which caters for both the public / emergency services operation and everyday use of the school as it includes indoor basketball court. With excess of 68,000m² of new grassed areas (the size of more than ten football fields), this new fully fenced campus provides the students with an atmosphere where their dreams can become a reality!