WORKS OPENED AT KALGOORLIE-BOULDER COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

Students in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding suburbs will have access to better educational opportunities and outcomes through the redevelopment of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School and Education Support Centre. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA along with Minister for Education the Hon Peter Collier MLC said that the $45 million Royalties for Regions investment, through the…

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New brand will showcase WA producers to the world

A new brand promoting Western Australian produce to overseas export markets will put the State’s agrifood businesses on the world map. Western Australia Worth Sharing is a $8.1 million, three-year funding initiative by Royalties for Regions through the $350 million Seizing the Opportunity Agriculture project. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA welcomed the launch of…

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WARBURTON WORK CAMP

MS W.M. DUNCAN (Kalgoorlie — Deputy Speaker): My grievance this morning is to the Minister for Corrective Services. I thank the minister for agreeing to accept this grievance. This grievance is not so much with the current minister but more an expression of concern that a very expensive government asset is not being fully utilised…

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Duncan calls on Mental Health Minister to deliver promised Kalgoorlie-Boulder Step-Up Step-Down facility

Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, used a grievance in Parliament today to call on Minister for Mental Health, Hon Andrea Mitchell to deliver on the promised mental health Step-Up Step-Down facility for Kalgoorlie-Boulder. “The lobbying for a Step-Up Step-Down facility has been actively on the community agenda for more than four years, with continued pledges…

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Clarity needed on Prime Minister’s GST plans

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to follow through with his commitment to implement a floor in GST distribution given WA’s “unfair” and “absurd” share of GST revenue. “The Prime Minister admitted WA’s share of GST is unfair, and the Treasurer has labelled it…

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Back down on Backpacker Tax win for South West

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC has welcomed the Federal Government’s back down on its proposed ‘Backpacker Tax’. Mr Holt said while the Federal Government’s decision to change its original proposal to tax working holidaymakers 32.5 per cent from the first dollar earned to 19 per cent was not an ideal…

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