395 new fire hydrants for regional WA

Hydrants to be installed across regional WA Part of State Government’s $12.5 million, five-year program to install 2,900 extra hydrants across the State  Twenty-six regional towns and suburbs will benefit from 395 new fire hydrants to be installed by the Water Corporation over the coming months. Water Minister Mia Davies said hydrants would be installed…

$20 million to improve regional estuaries

Six southern regional estuaries targeted for improvements in $20 million plan Made possible by Royalties for Regions  Six regional estuary systems in the State’s South-West and Great Southern will be targeted under a new $20 million Royalties for Regions program launched today in Peel by Water Minister Mia Davies and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman.…

Wheatbelt locals benefit from water supply upgrades

Local and Aboriginal-owned businesses employed for State Government pipe replacement projects in the Wheatbelt Pipeline repair work ahead of schedule as part of three-year, $32 million farmlands water supply improvement project  Wheatbelt businesses continue to benefit from the State Government’s commitment to employ local contractors as part of the $32 million farmlands water supply improvement…

Albany Community Hospice officially opened

​Greater access to priority health services for patients in the Great Southern $4.788 million investment from Royalties for Regions program Albany and surrounding areas can now meet increasing demand for palliative care with a new hospice officially opened today by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman. The new eight-bed facility, owned by Albany Community Hospice, was…

Perth Stadium art opportunities

Two artworks to be selected for the Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct  Artists are being invited to register their interest for the final two artwork opportunities being advertised for Perth Stadium and the surrounding sports precinct. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies said the response to the first public art opportunity released in mid-2015 had…

10,000 Aboriginal kids active through KidSport

10,000th Aboriginal child signs up for KidSport program $2.33 million investment so far to help Aboriginal kids join a sporting club  Latest statistics show that Aboriginal children now make up one in five KidSport participants who are playing sport and involved in a club in Western Australia. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced…

Locals getting back in game after fires

$150,000 to redevelop Waroona Town Oval after January bushfires $30,000 in sporting equipment grants to help three local clubs  Residents in the bushfire-affected towns of Waroona and Yarloop will hopefully be back playing sport in time for the winter season, thanks to funding from the State Government. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced…