The new school year has started with a massive increase in attendance in Walgett, with the number of students participating in the Remote Schools Attendance Strategy (RSAS) jumping from 98 to 112.
The MPREC Community Development Program (CDP) and Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) teams in Walgett and Wilcannia recently completed a three day Mental Health First Aid course in mid January, delivered by NESA and funded by the Department of Prime Minister Cabinet.
The Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS), implemented by Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation (MPREC) in Walgett, has been hailed a success since the program kicked off at the beginning of the 2016 school year.
Sixty-seven children in Wilcannia have benefited from the R U Ready Strategy, delivered by our Remote School Attendance Strategy team.
The 2016 annual Beach to Bush program was hailed a success.