Watering WA rebates open for farms

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed the announcement of a $4.4 million Watering WA rebates scheme for farmers in dryland agricultural areas who are looking to develop and improve on-farm water supplies. “The Department of Water’s popular Farm Water Rebates Scheme now falls under the State Government’s $30 million Watering WA initiative, made…

WA Meth Helpline provides free support

The State Government has launched a dedicated, free Meth Helpline to expand the fight against methamphetamine use in Western Australia. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA said the important service was another initiative of the $14.9 million Western Australian Meth Strategy announced in this year’s State Budget. “Meth is a scourge and it is tragic…

Upgrades to performing arts venue in Bunbury

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC, has today announced that the City of Bunbury a successful recipient of the Regional Venues Improvement Fund grant. The Regional Venues Improvement Fund (RVIF) is part of the State Government’s $24 million investment over four years in regional culture and arts through the Creative Regions…

Upgrades to performing arts venues in Murray

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC, has today announced that the Shire of Murray is a successful recipient of the Regional Venues Improvement Fund grant.   The Regional Venues Improvement Fund (RVIF) is part of the State Government’s $24 million investment over four years in regional culture and arts through the…

More options to effectively deal with low level, first-time offenders

Courts will be given more options when sentencing low-level offenders in an effort to reduce the over-representation of Aboriginal people in Western Australia’s criminal justice system. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said he supported the introduction of the Sentencing Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 into State Parliament. “This Bill proposes to…