Nominations open for 2016 WA Youth Awards

West Australians will again be honoured for their inspirational and positive contributions at the 2016 WA Youth Awards. Nationals WA MP and candidate for the seat of Geraldton, Paul Brown said nominations for the prestigious awards were now open and encouraged all members of the community to nominate an outstanding young person.  “The WA Youth…

ROYALTIES FOR REGIONS TO PROVIDE UPGRADES TO KALGOORLIE-BOULDER SHORT STAY FACILITY

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Aboriginal short stay facility will undergo a $1.3million upgrade made possible by Royalties for Regions. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said the facility had keys handed over in September 2012 after it was identified that there was a shortage of short-term accommodation for Aboriginal people visiting Kalgoorlie-Boulder for family, health, business or…

CCF Funding for Sports Governance

Mid West Sports Federation (MWSF) are the latest Geraldton recipients of the Mid West region’s Community Chest Fund (CCF), made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. MWSF have received $20,000 to facilitate a 12 month governance training program in support of our local sporting organisations.  Minister for Sport and Recreation Mia Davies…

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…

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…