List of Canberra Schools containing asbestos and lead revealed

Share:

The ACT Education Directorate has now published a list of 69 schools around the Territory containing lead and asbestos.

Schools listed as containing led include the Ainslie Primary, Calwell Primary and Canberra College at Woden.

Asbestos has been detected at Canberra High, Curtin Primary and Farrer Primary.

The list was published amid pressure from the Opposition, parent groups and the media.

The website states that The Education Directorate regularly inspects public school buildings to make sure they remain safe for students, staff and the wider school community.

School Name Lead Paint Detected on Site Asbestos Detected on Site
Ainslie Primary School Yes Yes
Alfred Deakin High Yes Yes
Amaroo School No No
Aranda Primary School Yes Yes
Arawang Primary Yes Yes
Belconnen High School Yes Yes
Black Mountain School Yes Yes
Bonython Primary No Yes
Calwell High Yes No
Calwell Primary Yes Yes
Campbell High Yes Yes
Campbell Primary School Yes Yes
Canberra College Woden Yes Yes
Canberra High School Yes Yes
Caroline Chisholm School Yes Yes
Chapman Primary Yes Yes
Charles Conder Primary Yes Yes
Charles Weston School No No
Charnwood-Dunlop Primary School Yes Yes
Co-operative School – O’Connor Yes Yes
Cranleigh Special School Yes Yes
Curtin Primary Yes Yes
Dickson College Yes Yes
Duffy Primary Yes Yes
Erindale College Yes Yes
Evatt Primary Yes Yes
Evelyn Scott School No No
Fadden Primary Yes Yes
Farrer Primary School Yes Yes
Florey Primary School Yes No
Forrest Primary School Yes Yes
Franklin ECS No No
Fraser Primary School Yes Yes
Garran Primary School Yes Yes
Gilmore Primary School Yes Yes
Giralang Primary School Yes Yes
Gold Creek School Yes No
Gordon Primary No No
Gowrie Primary School Yes Yes
Gungahlin College No No
Harrison School No No
Hawker College Yes Yes
Hawker Primary School Yes Yes
Hughes Primary School Yes Yes
Isabella Plains Early Childhood School No No
Jervis Bay School Yes Yes
Kaleen Primary School Yes Yes
Kingsford Smith School No No
Lake Ginninderra College Yes Yes
Lake Tuggeranong College Yes Yes
Lanyon High School Yes No
Latham Primary Yes Yes
Lyneham High Yes Yes
Lyneham Primary School Yes Yes
Lyons Early Childhood School Yes Yes
Macgregor Primary Yes Yes
Macquarie Primary School Yes Yes
Majura Primary School Yes Yes
Malkara School Yes Yes
Margaret Hendry School No No
Maribyrnong Primary School Yes Yes
Mawson Primary School Yes Yes
Melba Copland Secondary School (MCSS) Yes Yes
Melrose High Yes Yes
Miles Franklin Primary Yes Yes
Monash Primary School Yes Yes
Mount Rogers Primary School Yes Yes
Namadgi School Yes Yes
Narrabundah College Yes Yes
Narrabundah Early Childhood School Yes Yes
Neville Bonner Primary School No No
Ngunnawal Primary Yes No
North Ainslie Primary Yes Yes
Palmerston Primary No No
Red Hill Primary School Yes Yes
Richardson Primary School Yes Yes
Southern Cross ECS Yes Yes
Stromlo High School Yes Yes
Taylor Primary School Yes Yes
Telopea Park School Yes Yes
The Woden School Yes Yes
Theodore Primary School No No
Torrens Primary School Yes Yes
Turner School Yes Yes
UC High School Kaleen Yes Yes
Wanniassa Hills Primary Yes Yes
Wanniassa School Yes Yes
Weetangera Primary School Yes Yes
Yarralumla Primary School Yes Yes