Speech: Patrick Dodson appointed to the Senate

MS M.J. DAVIES (Central Wheatbelt — Deputy Leader of the National Party) [11.15 am]: Mr President, thank you very much. On behalf of my National Party colleagues, I have much pleasure in supporting this motion. The Nationals believe Patrick Dodson transcends partisan politics and, in our view, will bring to the Australian Parliament a unique…

Community Chest funding for Mid-West region

Mid West Community Chest Fund recipients announced Community projects funded by $10 million Community Chest Fund Made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the grant recipients of the Mid-West region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. The fund…

Construction start promises better Collie health care

Work begins on $7.8 million Collie hospital upgrade Health service to remain fully operational during building Project expected to support up to 200 jobs during construction  Work is underway on a $7.8 million redevelopment of the Collie Health Service that will transform the hospital into a contemporary, best-practice healthcare facility. Kicking off the building project…

Design and colour of stadium seats revealed

Seat design and colours reflect 18 months of consultation and testing Seats will be 50cm wide with cup-holders positioned on seat backs  Sports fans have given the thumbs up to the size, design and colour of the seats at Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today joined members of the…

Support for new Geraldton community complex

​New Sun City Christian Centre and Sun City Care complex officially opened $4.1 million complex supported by Lotterywest and the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today officially opened the new Sun City Christian Centre and Sun City Care complex, a $4.1 million project supported by Lotterywest and the State…

Kununurra airstrip upgrade completed

$5.1 million airstrip upgrade improves aircraft operations Made possible by State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  The East Kimberley Regional Airport (Kununurra Airport) runway upgrade has been completed, improving safety and functionality for aircraft operations at the airport. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the Kununurra runway, which was built in the 1960’s, had shown signs…