2016 Avon Descent a success

Local MP Mia Davies has congratulated the Northam Avon Descent Association, volunteers, local governments, competitors and all those involved for another successful staging of the State’s premier white water event. Ms Davies said she was pleased combined competitor numbers across canoe, kayak, ski paddle and power dinghy categories were up by 100 on the 2015…

ROYALTIES FOR REGIONS CALLING ON LOCAL PROJECTS

Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA is calling on local governments, voluntary and community organisations along with educational institutions and philanthropic foundations to submit their projects for financial assistance through the latest round of Royalties for Regions Regional Grants Scheme (RGS) and Community Chest Fund (CCF) currently available. Ms Duncan said that both grant programs…

Container Deposit Scheme to benefit regional WA’s recyclers

Western Australia’s environment and recyclers are set to benefit from a container deposit scheme, announced this morning by the Premier and Minister for Environment. Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region, Hon Martin Aldridge MLC welcomed the announcement, pointing to the obvious environmental benefits. “Container deposit schemes across the country have had proven success at…

STATE NRM PROGRAM GRANT ROUNDS OPEN

A focus on the important environmental projects that community groups undertake each year is being supported by the State Government through funding of $4million. Wendy Duncan MLA, Member for Kalgoorlie, said the funding, made available through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) grants program which is heavily supported by Royalties for Regions, is for groups including…