"Building the Education Revolution (BER) is a
$16.2 billion investment over three financial years2008/09,
2009/10, 2010/11 and a critical component in the Australian
Government's Nation Building Economic Stimulus Plan.
This investment will provide all eligible schools
across Australia with world-class educational infrastructure that will
meet the needs of our students to move into and compete in the 21st
This much needed
boost into our schools will also help support jobs at both a local and
national level through new construction and maintenance work which will
commence as quickly as possible."