Students take in council matters

Synarah MurphyThe West Australian
Councillor Anita Grace
Camera IconCouncillor Anita Grace Credit: Synarah Murphy/Amanda Kirby

Children in Newman were eager to learn about town issues as a special guest made a visit to their class.

Eight students from the South Newman Primary School showed their interest in local government as Shire of East Pilbara councillor Anita Grace met with the Year 5-6 class.

Mrs Grace said she was struck by the students enthusiasm and their interest in the council.

“The Shire of East Pilbara wants our young people to know that we value them as members of our community and want to support them as they prepare to become future leaders here,” she said.

“It was encouraging to hear that our young people care deeply about the future of their town and are excited to learn about it as they grow.”

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Mrs Grace said the students “had a lot to say” when asked about their hopes and vision for the future of the town.

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