Work underway at new Moora College

The long awaited redevelopment of Moora Residential College is finally underway. Responding to a Parliamentary Question from the Member for Moore, Shane Love MLA on 15 October, the Premier confirmed that work started on the new college on 27 September 2019 and is due for completion in October 2020. “With enrolments at the college expected…

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…

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…