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Flat White

WA Labor’s cynical power grab

17 May 2021

12:15 PM

17 May 2021

12:15 PM

I grew up in a small town in regional Western harvesAustralia. When I was a kid, we had a doctor in town on Tuesday and Thursday. Same with police. And I went to boarding school because there was no high school near us. When we wanted something built, the community got together, fundraised, donated their time, and occasionally, we would be able to wrangle a government grant.  

Fast forward 25 years and the police rarely come to town, the doctor only comes on Thursday and kids still go to boarding school to complete their education. Such is the story of regional Australia.

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