P-plate aid

Callum HunterSouth Western Times
Bunbury MLA Don Punch and Premier Mark McGowan announce a revamp and extra funding of the RYDE program, much to the delight of program manager Semara Murphy.
Camera IconBunbury MLA Don Punch and Premier Mark McGowan announce a revamp and extra funding of the RYDE program, much to the delight of program manager Semara Murphy. Credit: Callum Hunter

The South West RYDE program will be given a revamp after Premier Mark McGowan announced more than $320,000 in funding during his visit to Bunbury last week.

“Getting your P-plates can be challenging, and we want to remove the extra barriers some people face when they don’t have support at home or in the community,” Mr McGowan said.

“This program will provide young people with crucial help to get their driver’s licence, opening up more opportunities for education and employment.”

Bunbury MLA Don Punch attended the announcement and said the initiative would help fulfil the potential of Bunbury’s young people.

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