Rundle Welcomes Federal Infrastructure Funding for Roe

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA has welcomed funding announced for projects in the electorate through the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Projects led by the Shire of Williams and the Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup successfully applied for the first round of BBRF funding as part, which was announced by Federal Regional Development Minister…

Youth in Roe Encouraged to Nominate for Heywire

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA is encouraging young people aged 16 – 22 across the region with a knack for storytelling to enter the 20th annual Heywire competition. Each year, regional ABC stations select a winning Heywire competition entry to represent their part of Australia, with winners afforded the opportunity to work alongside ABC…

Building Better Regions Success for Waroona Aged Housing

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has congratulated not-for-profit aged care organisation Quambie Park Inc. on their successful application to the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). The $1,674,940 grant will go towards the Waroona Housing Options Village to provide affordable accommodation for the aged, including the construction of nine disability modified…

Youth in Moore encouraged to nominate for Heywire

Local MP Shane Love MLA is encouraging young people aged 16-22 in Moore with a knack for storytelling to enter the 20th annual Heywire competition. Each year, regional ABC stations select a winning Heywire competition entry to represent their part of Australia, with winners afforded the opportunity to work alongside ABC staff to produce their…

Love welcomes biosecurity capacity review

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed the State Government’s move to review Western Australia’s biosecurity response capabilities with a focus on resolving market access issues. Mr Love said that as a primary producer, he had in the past a great sense of unease regarding the way successive Liberal Ministers dealt with biosecurity matters.…

Lithium project a litmus test for Labor

The McGowan Government’s regional development credentials are set to be severely tested as negotiations begin over the future location of a multi-million dollar lithium refinery.    Kidman Resources last week flagged Kemerton Industrial Park, 10 minutes north east of Bunbury, the Mungari Industrial Estate, 20 kilometres west of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, and Kwinana as possible locations for the refinery which will process lithium from the company’s Mt Holland lithium mine in the…