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Construction Training Fund motion passed

The Nationals WA motion to expand the Construction Training Fund (CTF) to help build the State’s skilled workforce was passed last week, with Upper House MPs voting 29 to 4 in favour of the amendment.

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New era in connectivity launched in Nungarin

Local MP Mia Davies has welcomed the launch of a new telecommunications network in the eastern Wheatbelt that will provide faster internet for connected users.

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Don't Trust Labor with Agriculture

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites.

The petition, tabled by agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC, contained more than 400 signatures calling on the Premier to abandon plans to raid the Agricultural Education Farm Provisions Trust.

Education Minister Sue Ellery announced her plot to swipe 20 per cent of funds from the Trust as part of Labor’s sweeping cuts to regional education but it has been met by backlash from school communities and industry.

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Bill removing limitation for child sexual abuse claims passes in Parliament

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has welcomed the passage of a bill that will remove a time limit on victims of sexual abuse bringing legal claims against the State or other organisations through Parliament.

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Labor not to be trusted on ag-education

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust account that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites.

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The Nationals’ plan to boost training fund for local workers

Member of the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC has welcomed The Nationals’ plan to help build a skilled workforce in Western Australia by extending an existing construction levy to projects in the resources sector.

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The fight isn’t over for Moora Residential College

The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says the Moora community is fed up of the Labor Governments political games and excuses surrounding the closure of the Moora Residential College scheduled for the end of 2018.

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Unexpected $260m GST revenue could reverse education cuts in Moore

Moore MP Shane Love MLA is calling for a small allocation of the State’s GST windfall to reverse the Labor Government’s cuts to regional education.

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Extra GST revenue must be used to reverse regional cuts

The Nationals WA are calling for a small portion of the State’s GST windfall to be allocated to reversing Labor’s heartless cuts to regional education.

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Holt welcomes return of South West Cheese production

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has welcomed the recent announcement by Brownes that they will be restarting cheese production at their Brunswick Cheese Factory.

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