Education

SCHOOLS — WESTERN SUBURBS

HON ALISON XAMON (North Metropolitan) [6.50 pm]: Justifiably, education is receiving a lot of attention at the moment, so I rise this evening to draw members’ attention to an ongoing issue for western suburbs schools. The previous government had planned to deal with overcrowding in western suburbs schools by reopening City Beach high school. To do that, the two private schools that had been renting space on the site were to move. That meant that the Japanese School in Perth was to go to City Beach Primary School.

EDUCATION PORTFOLIO — REGIONS

Motion

Resumed from 14 March on the following motion moved by Hon Jacqui Boydell —

That this house calls on the McGowan Labor government to honour its November 2016 policy position that commits to providing “a quality education to Western Australian children and young people regardless of where they live” by —

(1)  reversing the decisions to —

(a)  shut down six camp schools;

(b)  close Moora Residential College;

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