Five new technical colleges

$208.8 million over four years

for five new technical colleges, including two in regional South Australia (Mount Gambier and Port Augusta)

Adelaide Botanic High School and Roma Mitchell Secondary College

$118.8 million over three years

to construct additional accommodation for 700 students at Adelaide Botanic High School and 300 students at Roma Mitchell Secondary College


Mid-year intake

$72.4 million over three years

to introduce an annual mid-year intake (in addition to the January intake) from July 2023 for preschool students and July 2024 for reception students in government preschools and schools


Mental health and learning support in schools

$50 million over four years

100 new mental health and learning support specialists to provide support and guidance for government primary and secondary school students and staff


Autism support in schools

$28.8 million over 4 years

to appoint an autism lead teacher in every government primary school


Local school infrastructure upgrades

$26.6 million over two years

to deliver school upgrades at 19 sites across regional and metropolitan South Australia, including upgrading Avenues College, Westport Primary School and Yankalilla Area School


Teaching profession scholarships

$2 million over four years

to offer 400 university scholarships at $5000 each to strengthen and diversify the teaching profession in South Australian government schools


Catholic schools regional bus grant

$2 million over four years

to assist in providing transport services to regional Catholic school students


Independent School - special school grants

$2 million over four years

to provide funding support to two of the sector’s special schools, Aspect Treetop School and Suneden Specialist School