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Wilson Inlet part of $20 million estuaries investment

  • Six South West regional estuaries targeted for action
  • Made possible by Royalties for Regions
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Muntadgin is now better connected

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

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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.

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More detail needed on Utah Point Bill

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC this week moved a motion to refer the Pilbara Port Assets (Disposal) Bill 2015 to a Parliamentary Committee for further consideration in detail.

Ms Boydell said the decision of the State Parliament’s Upper House to support her motion to refer the Bill to the Standing Committee on Legislation would be vital to ensuring any long term lease arrangements serve in the best interests of all Western Australians.

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The Nationals WA will not support sale of Fremantle Port - Duncan

The Nationals WA today confirmed their opposition to the sale of the Fremantle Port.

Leader of The Nationals WA Terry Redman MLA and the Parliamentary National Party team stated their position at Parliament House earlier today.

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The Nationals WA will not support sale of Fremantle Port - Catania

The Nationals WA today confirmed their opposition to the sale of the Fremantle Port.

Leader of The Nationals WA Terry Redman MLA and the Parliamentary National Party team stated their position at Parliament House earlier today.

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Full Mobile Black Spot Programme schedule and locations announced

The Commonwealth Government has announced details for the locations and time-frames of the 128 new and upgraded mobile phone towers being delivered across regional WA though the Mobile Black Spot Programme.

The $385 million program is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Government and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project.

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West Busselton infill sewerage project completed

  • Work now complete on $17.5 million infill sewerage project in West Busselton
  • Project allows 381 residential lots to connect to the central wastewater system 

The State Government's Infill Sewerage Program will allow the owners of 381 residential lots in West Busselton to benefit from a connection to the central wastewater system.

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AvonLink and MerredinLink trip pays off for locals, winners announced

Local Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is again encouraging AvonLink and MerredinLink travellers to enter a competition to win a Smart Commuter card. 

“The competition is about rewarding locals patronising both the AvonLink and MerredinLink train services,” Ms Davies said

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