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Development opportunities for young regional local government employees

More than $1.2 million in State Government funding will be invested into a program to create leadership and early career development opportunities for young people in country local governments.

Local Government Minister Tony Simpson launched the Country Local Government Fund Youth Development Program last week.

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New electorates necessary to help correct geographical disadvantage

The Nationals WA have introduced a Private Members Bill to State Parliament, aimed at the creation of two additional electoral districts in Western Australia by 2021.

The Nationals candidate for Roe, Peter Rundle said The Constitution and Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 was essential legislation to ensure regional voters continued to have strong and effective representation in State Parliament.

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The Nationals WA introduce Bill to create new electorates

The Nationals WA have introduced a Private Members Bill to State Parliament, aimed at the creation of two additional electoral districts in Western Australia by 2021.

State President of The Nationals WA, James Hayward, said The Constitution and Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 was essential legislation to ensure regional voters continued to have strong and effective representation in State Parliament.

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Southern Inland Health Initiative transforming regional health

The Royalties for Regions funded Southern Inland Health Initiative (SIHI) is transforming regional health and will continue to deliver benefits for many years to come, according to Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC.

Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman MLA and Minister for Health John Day MLA released the Southern Inland Health Initiative Program Evaluation – Initial Key Findings report this week, showing the impact the SIHI is having in regional areas.

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Report: Southern Inland Health Initiative transforming regional health

The results are in - The Royalties for Regions funded Southern Inland Health Initiative (SIHI) is transforming regional health and will continue to deliver benefits for many years to come!

Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman MLA and Minister for Health John Day MLA released the Southern Inland Health Initiative Program Evaluation – Initial Key Findings report this week, showing the impact the SIHI is having in regional areas.

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Report: Southern Inland Health Initiative transforming regional health, Redman

The Southern Inland Health Initiative (SIHI) funded by Royalties for Regions is transforming regional health and will continue to deliver benefits for many years to come according to a recently released report.

Regional Development Minister and Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman, and Minister for Health John Day MLA released the Southern Inland Health Initiative Program Evaluation – Initial Key Findings report this week, showing the significant impact SIHI is having in regional areas.

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Foreign investment key to developing North West

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell has emphasised the importance of foreign investment as a means to unlock the untapped potential of the North West’s agriculture sector at the 2016 EASTxWEST Forum in Shenzhen, China.

The EASTxWEST Forum is a biennial event that was established by the Local Governments of Australia’s North West to foster regional prosperity. 

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Broome and Derby transition to a better future

  • 43 homes delivered in Broome and Derby under the West Kimberley Transitional Housing Program
  • Made possible by $33 million investment through Royalties for Regions 
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Kimberley schools join the ranks of Cadets WA

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed the launch of two new River Rangers units in the Kimberley.

It was announced last week that the State Government program would be extended to include Warlawurru Catholic School in Halls Creek and John Pujajangka-Piyirn Catholic School in Mulan, bringing the total number of primary school students taking part each year to more than 700.

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Grants continue to support Mining and Pastoral Region arts

Each year around $7 million in grants funding is made available by the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) and Royalties for Regions.

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said funding and support existed for a large range of artistic opportunities across Western Australia and encouraged regional residents, businesses and community groups to make themselves aware of the grants programs.

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