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Youth in Moore encouraged to nominate for Heywire

Local MP Shane Love MLA is encouraging young people aged 16-22 in Moore with a knack for storytelling to enter the 20th annual Heywire competition.

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Love welcomes biosecurity capacity review

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed the State Government’s move to review Western Australia's biosecurity response capabilities with a focus on resolving market access issues.

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Lithium project a litmus test for Labor

The McGowan Government’s regional development credentials are set to be severely tested as negotiations begin over the future location of a multi-million dollar lithium refinery. 

 

Kidman Resources last week flagged Kemerton Industrial Park, 10 minutes north east of Bunbury, the Mungari Industrial Estate, 20 kilometres west of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, and Kwinana as possible locations for the refinery which will process lithium from the company’s Mt Holland lithium mine in the Goldfields.

 

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC said it was incumbent on the McGowan Government to step up and advocate for the project to be regionally based. 

 

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State Government adopts Nationals’ telecommunications plan

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed the State Government’s decision to adopt the $22 million Agricultural Telecommunications Fund (ATF) – a central pillar of The Nationals’ telecommunication policy.

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Rundle - GG Funding Cut a Blow to Grower Groups

WA agricultural grower groups are the latest victim in Labor’s war on Royalties for Regions, after it was confirmed $6 million would be cut from the Grower Group Research and Development Grant (GGRDG) program.

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Rundle Welcomes Education Scoping Study Finding

Member for Roe Peter Rundle has welcomed the recent announcement that the Great Southern Middle School has secured funding to begin a study into education across the region.

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Education sector encouraged to give feedback on VET

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA is seeking
community feedback on the Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS)
program which is currently being reviewed under a State Parliament
inquiry. 

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Love: GG funding cut a blow to grower groups

WA agricultural grower groups are the latest victim in Labor’s war on Royalties for Regions, after it was confirmed $6 million would be cut from the Grower Group Research and Development Grant (GGRDG) program.

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Urgent relief needed amid drought conditions

The Nationals WA have called for timely and efficient delivery of drought relief assistance to affected farm businesses across the agricultural region amid unprecedented dry conditions during the 2017 growing season.

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DCP exodus a major concern for WA communities

The Nationals WA spokesperson for child protection Hon Colin de Grussa MLC has raised concerns about the impact of a recent mass exodus of senior executives from the Department of Child Protection (DCP) on the agency’s capacity to serve the community.

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