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  Hopetoun now has a modern, integrated and accessible community centre thanks to a $2.7 million investment from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. The new $4.3 million centre is co-located with Hopetoun’s Community Resource Centre,…

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…

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. Member for Mining and Pastoral said…

Agrifood export grants for Asian markets

The State Government today announced $3 million in grants for exporters to help boost export opportunities for Western Australia’s agricultural and food products in Asian markets. Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston 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…