WA LaborÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s deputy leader and health spokesman Roger Cook was in Geraldton yesterday to deliver a set of election commitments.
These included a $3 million increase to the Patients Assisted Travel Scheme, and $22.8 million funding for the Centre of Health Industries and the Centre of Resource Industry Training at Durack Institute of Technology.
Others to receive a financial boost are Geraldton Universities Centre, which had $3 million allocated to stage 2 of its expansion, and $600,000 to John Willcock College.
A further $9 million funding has been allocated to assist regional students in studying a range of subject choices.
Another $150,000 in funding has been promised for Foodbank, which will be used to purchase a refrigeration truck and a forklift.
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