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ICPA pleads for bush kids

Outgoing ICPA NSW President Bruce Paynter with Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell at the recent ICPA conference in Buronga Photo: TWH

Children are being impacted by the drought as parents struggle with extreme hardships.

That was the message from Isolated Children’s Parents Association delegates attending the 47th Conference in Buronga this month.

The conference, hosted by the Wentworth Branch, acknowledged that country parents were determined to give their children a fair go in education but their efforts are overshadowed by the impact of a crippling drought on bush education.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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