A new science lab’ has been opened at Warakirri College in Fairfield which will help in education of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) subjects. The Federal Government invested $150,000 under the Capital Grants Programme towards the project. Senator for Western Sydney, the Hon. Marise Payne, represented the government at the opening saying the laboratory will help students develop skills that will be in high demand in the future. The Australian Government is contributing $69.5 billion to government, independent and Catholic schools across the nation.