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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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Redman urges farming families to talk about safety

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is encouraging farming families to use 2017 National Farm Safety Week as the impetus to talk about all aspects of safety across the farm.

Now in its 19th year, this year’s National Farm Safety Week will take place from July 17-21, and will centre on the theme “creating a resilient, safe and healthy ag community”.

“When I was principal of Denmark Agricultural College, I stressed the importance of safety to students, as farm-related incidents account for a significant number of workplace injuries and fatalities in Australia,” Mr Redman said.

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CRCs the latest victims of Labor's RfR cuts: Rundle

Community Resource Centres are in a state of confusion today after being informed of drastic changes to their proposed contracts by the Labor government.

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Death knell sounds for Royalties for Regions: Rundle

Labor’s disdain for Roe was laid bare in State Parliament this week as the Premier again refused to confirm funding for important Royalties for Regions projects.

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Rundle seeks clarification on future of Tanker Jetty

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA sought clarification from the Minister for Heritage about the Government’s intentions for the iconic Esperance Tanker Jetty in Parliament today.

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Nationals protect regional Local Government from fee hike

The Nationals WA have this week voted to disallow changes to local government vehicle licensing concessions in the Legislative Council.

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