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Ultimo Public School questions left ‘unanswered’

By JOE BOURKE Ultimo Public School P&C members have been left scratching their heads after questions were left unanswered at a meeting on July 1 with Education Minister Adrian Piccoli. The meeting, which took place in the minister’s office, was organised to discuss the future development of Ultimo Public School. The government announced last month […]

Community calls for an ‘open’ report

By Leanne Elahmad   The Ultimo Public School community called for the Department of Education and the City of Sydney to reopen negotiations at a fiery community meeting on June 17. The community has demanded that government stakeholders undertake an independent survey of the Fig and Wattle Street site to gauge the actual level and […]

Ultimo school pays the ultimate price

By Leanne Elahmed In six months, the cost to remediate a contaminated Council depot has more than doubled, according to the NSW government, ultimately costing the students of Ultimo Public School a new school at the site. The Department of Education confirmed its decision came after “independent expert advice” revealed the remediation of the Wattle, […]