More support for older West Australians

Seniors in the Mining and Pastoral Region are set to receive extra support for everyday living expenses, thanks to the State Government’s Cost of Living Rebate. This year, WA Seniors Card holders will share in more than $22 million worth of payments, with singles and couples to receive $83.85 and $128 respectively.   Member for…

Over $1.6 million for Goldfields-Esperance projects

Community projects in Esperance, Ravensthorpe, Coolgardie, Leonora and Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be among those to benefit from the latest round of grants through the Goldfields-Esperance Regional Grants Scheme, made possible by Royalties for Regions. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said the Regional Grants Scheme provided one-off grants to community, public and…

COMMUNITY GARDEN GROWS FOR KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden celebrates its official opening over the weekend where gardeners and the not so green fingers have developed a fantastic communal gardening space for all to enjoy. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said the Community Garden, which offers a communal area, garden plots, shared garden beds, worm farms, compost bins, and…

Davies welcomes new Container Deposit Scheme

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA has welcomed the announced introduction of a container deposit scheme for beverage containers in Western Australia. The scheme is expected to start in mid-2018 and will help improve recycling and reduce littering in the State. Under the scheme, consumers will be able to get a 10 cent refund…