Media Releases

Media Release March 2020 - Ability to Change Exisiting Flights to Return Students Home
Posted on March 19, 2020

ICPA (WA) welcomes the news from On-demand Transport, Department of Transport, that will allow families to change their pre-exisiting flights if students… Read More ›

Media Release March 2020 - WA State Conference
Posted on March 11, 2020

'Building a Better World, One Student at a Time' The Isolated Children's Parents' Association of Western Australia (ICPA WA) expects more than 100 delegates and guests from all over Western Australia to attend its Annual State Conference to be held at the Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough on March 13th, 2020. Read More ›

Media Release October 2019 - Welcome Announcement on BAHA
Posted on October 18, 2019

ICPA WA welcome the news by the WA Nationals announcing the Boarding Away from Home Allowance (BAHA) funding boost at their State Conference recently. Read More ›

Reduction to the BAHA (Boarding Away from Home Allowance)
Posted on September 19, 2017

As of 2018, the BAHA will reduce over four years due to Royalties for Regions (R4R) funding ceasing after 2017. Read More ›

Budget Cuts to WA Schools of the Air
Posted on September 9, 2015

The widening gap in education provision for remote students in Western Australia is set to increase due to the decision by the Department of Education to change the funding arrangements for WA's five Schools of the Air. As of 2016, each of the schools will fall under the WA Department of Education's Student-centred funding model, with funding to be directed for each student enrolled in every school. Read More ›