RAC’s Rider Enhancement Program could save your life

Motorcycles are a popular but increasingly risky way to travel on our roads. Last year, 21 motorcyclists were killed on Western Australian roads. So what is being done to improve the awareness and safety of motorcyclists?

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    Quokka’s, school kids and tourists on bikes… navigating Rottnest Island

Quokka’s, school kids and tourists on bikes… navigating Rottnest Island



Only 19 km off the coast of Fremantle, but an entire world away, lies the sunny holiday island of Rottnest. Blessed with a casual atmosphere, picturesque scenery, dazzling marine life and some of the world’s finest beaches and pristine bays, Rottnest Island is Western Australia’s very own island paradise. It covers 1,900 hectares and can be considered one of WA’s must-see destinations, attracting over 500,000 people each year.

By |December 8th, 2015|Tourism, Training|0 Comments

Helping SwanCare residents get out and about

SwanCare Group was originally established in the early 1960’s as Swan Cottage Homes. Five decades on, they have established themselves as one of the leading providers of accommodation for older Western Australians. SwanCare Group has built on the foundation of providing affordable accommodation that is safe and secure, while still allowing people to socialise and feel like they are part of a community.

To support social activities and community involvement SwanCare resident volunteers take residents out for a range of activities. These include trips to Kings Park, attending the Town of Victoria Park concerts, Penhros College School productions, Diners Club dinners at local restaurants, theatre-goers performances at the Tivoli Theatre, annual trips to see the Perth Christmas Lights and the Royal Show.

By |September 11th, 2015|Training|0 Comments

CY O’Connor selects DTEC

CY O’Connor Institute is recognised as an innovative provider of education and training services that contribute to regional and state workforce development. Their mission is to provide quality education and training services to enable students in the Wheatbelt and beyond to achieve their potential.

C.Y. O’Connor Institute’s regional campuses are located in Northam, Narrogin, Merredin and Moora across the Wheatbelt. The Institute is dedicated to providing first class training to all its students offering Certificate, Diploma and Degree Qualifications in subjects ranging from Agriculture, Business, Children and Community Services and Trades, and is recognised as the preferred training provider in the Wheatbelt.

Through these high standards John Scott, Managing director of C.Y. O’Connor identified RAC DTEC as a prime partner to address specific challenges being faced by their students when moving around The Wheatbelt. Whilst in the process of organising a grant to deliver driver training for school leavers, John realised that his own staff were also at risk.

Planfarm support their team with customised driver training

Western Australia’s agricultural sector is one of the most progressive, varied and unique landscapes in the world. Planfarm, a farm consulting company who employ a large team of farm management consultants, agronomists, grain marketers and business and project managers, recently spent a day at RAC DTEC to undertake a business planning session and carry out customised driver training, tailored to meet the specific requirements of their team.

By |June 2nd, 2015|Training|0 Comments