Virtual emergency department now in Broome

Life-saving Emergency Telehealth Service now at 75 sites across WA More than 1,400 patients per month using telehealth State-wide Made possible by the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program Broome Health Campus has become the 75th site to have access to the Emergency Telehealth Service (ETS), a Liberal National Government initiative which is significantly…

Exmouth celebrates community through sport

Exmouth Festival of Sport introduces new and loved sports to youth Festival brings communities together to be active Exmouth will be full of slam dunks and ollies this weekend when the regional town kicks off its Festival of Sport. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies opened the festival today and congratulated the Gascoyne town for…

Community Chest funding flows to Kimberley projects

The Broome cruise ship management project, the 2016 Kununurra Agricultural Show, the Warmun Art Print project and Wyndham Stars on the Bastion 2016 are among a host of Kimberley community projects set to receive a funding boost. The Kimberley Development Commission today announced the grant recipients of the region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by…

Defined pathway assists irrigated agriculture

Land Tenure Pathway for Irrigated Agriculture will help develop irrigated agricultural projects Part of the Liberal National Government’s $40 million Water for Food program, made possible by Royalties for Regions The Liberal National Government today launched a detailed information package to help simplify the land approvals process for irrigated agriculture business development, as part of…

Community Chest funding for the Kimberley

Kimberley region’s Community Chest Fund grant recipients announced Community projects funded by $10 million investment over four years Made possible by the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the successful recipients of the Kimberley region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for…

Premier farewells Western Australian Olympians

About 36 West Australians to represent Australia in Rio Premier Colin Barnett and Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies will officially farewell the Western Australian athletes going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next month. At a dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre tonight, the Premier will congratulate the athletes on their sacrifice…

Watering WA to secure local water sources

Building water capacity by funding new and improved infrastructure Supporting dryland agricultural regional communities and economies Made possible by Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program A Liberal National Government plan to secure regional water supplies for community and agricultural use and support healthy, sustainable environments has been unveiled. Water Minister Mia Davies and Regional…

Dampier celebrates new community hub

Community centre upgrade and expansion completed 70-place childcare facility to meet growing needs of community $6.5 million investment through the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program A community celebration will be held in Dampier for the official opening of the Dampier Community Hub. The vibrant new centre will meet the increasing demand for community…

Nominations open for waste and recycling awards

Regional West Australians are being encouraged to nominate for the annual Infinity Awards recognising successful projects in waste minimisation and recycling. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said community members who undertook projects to reduce waste and increase re-use and recycling could nominate. “The Infinity Awards acknowledge and encourage individuals, business,…