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Perth Stadium art opportunities

Two artworks to be selected for the Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct 

10,000 Aboriginal kids active through KidSport

10,000th Aboriginal child signs up for KidSport program $2.33 million investment so far to help Aboriginal kids join a sporting club 

Locals getting back in game after fires

$150,000 to redevelop Waroona Town Oval after January bushfires $30,000 in sporting equipment grants to help three local clubs 

98 new units for seniors in the heart of Mandurah

98 units for seniors in the Peel region, including 24 under the Liberal National Government's $560 million Social Housing Investment Package Units ready for occupancy by June 2017 Regional Cabinet meeting to be held in Mandurah on April 4 

Muntadgin is now better connected

Regional Telecommunications Project improving mobile phone coverage Muntadgin is one of the latest locations to benefit

Export grants open up local opportunities to reach Asian markets

The State Government has announced $3 million in grants for exporters to help boost export opportunities for Western Australia's agricultural and food products in Asian markets. Member for Mining and Pastoral region Hon Dave Grills MLC said the grants, made possible by the Government's Royalties for Regions program, would support Western Australian agrifood businesses to invest in accessing and developing high-value markets in...

New community centre for Hopetoun

Royalties for Regions invests $2.7 million for integrated community centre $4.3 million centre will provide social and economic benefits 

Waldron welcomes $34,000 childcare boost for Shires of Katanning and Plantagenet

The Shires of Katanning and Plantagenet will share in more than $34,000 to potentially enhance the sustainability of their local childcare centres. The two grants are part of the four-year $9.3 million Regional Community Child Care Development Fund, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program.

National Youth Week Grants - Mining and Pastoral Region

Twelve community organisations in the Mining and Pastoral Region will share more than $71,000 in grants to deliver National Youth Week events next month. Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Hon Dave Grills MLC welcomed the grants, which will help develop and deliver events that acknowledge and celebrate the positive contribution young people make in the local community.

Reforms safeguard Kimberley TAFE sector

The State Government will implement changes to strengthen Western Australia’s public vocational education and training (VET) sector and provide enhanced training for students. Member for Mining and Pastoral region Hon Dave Grills MLC said the Training Sector Reform Project, which commenced last year, recommended two key changes to the function and structure of the publicly funded training system.