Ag curriculum to foster understanding & promote career pathways

The Nationals WA will seek to include mandatory agriculture units in the WA curriculum after a motion was successfully passed at the Party’s State Conference in Exmouth last weekend. Education spokesperson Peter Rundle said the introduction of a compulsory agriculture curriculum in primary and secondary schools would have many benefits. “A greater emphasis on agriculture…

Boosting BAHA for regional students

Leader Mia Davies told The Nationals WA State Conference in Exmouth today, the Party would use Royalties for Regions funding to boost the Boarding Away from Home Allowance and ease the burden on educating kids from remote areas. If elected in 2021 The Nationals WA will – Restore the integrity of State Government BAHA payments.…

Regional palliative care funding welcome

The Nationals WA welcome today’s announcement to further invest in regional palliative care services ahead of a debate commencing next week on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. Health spokesperson Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says any increase in healthcare is welcome in rural communities but is concerned the State Government’s announcement of more palliative support is…