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Fact Check: Christopher Pyne in the red on student outcomes in independent public schools

Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne claims independent public schools are improving student outcomes in Western Australia.
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Fact Check: Can governments protect people from killer sharks?

WA Minister Troy Buswell claims implementing a series of measures to increase safety for swimmers and surfers in Western Australia "does not represent what you would call a culling" of sharks.
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Fact Check: Bill Shorten on WA education cuts: Doesn't check out

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne are to blame for WA's Barnett Government cutting $183 million claims education and axing 360 teachers and 350 teachers' aides and support staff.
Report

The burden and cost of excess body mass in Western Australian adults and children

Excess body mass causes significant personal, health care, and societal costs. This research finds that if population levels of overweight and obesity continue to climb, it is projected that the cost to the WA health system will increase by 80 per cent in the decade...
Report

Inquiry into reform of business licensing in Western Australia: final report

Business licensing in Western Australia is varied and far-reaching, for example covering driving, teacher registration, kangaroo shooting and cat breeding. To improve the current licensing schemes, this inquiry sought to identify the reasons why reform can be difficult for agencies and legislators, and proposes ways...
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A review of mine rehabilitation condition setting in Western Australia

Rehabilitating land following mining is a major and growing issue for Western Australia, with around 2.5 million hectares of land currently under an active mining lease. This project collected and analysed publicly available information on the conditions for mine site rehabilitation in Western Australia.
Strategy

Distributed Energy Resources roadmap

The speed and scale of rooftop solar uptake presents serious risks to Western Australia's current power system. The Western Australian government has developed this Distributed Energy Resources roadmap that aims to enable WA to have a smart and integrated electricity system.
Guide

COVID-19 toolkit

The Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS) COVID-19 Toolkit has been developed to assist KAMS remote clinics, Kimberley Renal Services and Headspace Broome in planning and responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Report

Indigenous injury deaths 2011–12 to 2015–16

This report focuses on Indigenous injury deaths and their causes that occurred over a 5-year period (2011–12 to 2015–16). The report also examines long-term trends in injury deaths over a 15-year period.
Article

Indigenous expert responds to WA govt Indigenous suicide prevention plan

This article by Tracy Westerman is feedback for the WA Government's response to the Inquiry examining the suicide of 13 Aboriginal children in the Kimberley.