Baw Baw schools closed by fire risk, bus services cancelled
 Baw Baw News   By // 22:11, Sunday 3 March 2019

Victoria’s education department has advised 23 Baw Baw schools and early childhood services will not open tomorrow due to fire risk.

//Please note: for the latest school closure information, visit the DET website//

UPDATE 10.30PM: Readers have informed us of schools that will be closed which have not been included in the department’s list. If your/your child’s school is not on the list, contact your school or the department for confirmation.


Local schools which will not be open tomorrow, Monday 4 March, are:

  • Buln Buln Primary School,
  • Chairo Christian College Drouin Campus & early learning campus,
  • Drouin Secondary College Campus,
  • Drouin South Primary School,
  • Drouin West Primary School,
  • Jindivick Primary School,
  • Lardner and District Primary School,
  • Longwarry Primary School,
  • Ripplebrook Primary School,
  • St Ita’s Catholic School Drouin, and
  • Warragul & District Specialist School.

Early childhood services which will not open tomorrow are:

  • Buln Buln Primary School OSHClub,
  • Drouin Holiday Program,
  • Drouin Kindergarten,
  • Drouin Primary Early Learning Centre,
  • Drouin west Primary School OSHClub,
  • Goodstart Early Learning Drouin Campus,
  • Kindergarten After the Bell Aus – Drouin Primary School campus,
  • Longwarry Kindergarten,
  • Longwarry Primary School OSHClub,
  • Oak St Kinder Drouin,
  • Sparrow Early Learning Drouin Campus, and
  • Waterford Rise Early Learning Centre.

Many bus routes have also been cancelled. You can find the full list on the Department of Education and Training website.

For a list of closures which includes schools and services outside Baw Baw, visit the Department of Education and Training website.


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