Narrogin organisation receives $150,000 for Aboriginal suicide prevention program

Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA has welcomed a $150,000 grant for the Kaata-Koorliny Enterprise and Employment Development Aboriginal Corporation (KAATA), in Narrogin. Mr Waldron said the local grant, which was allocated on Monday, would provide Aboriginal suicide prevention training in the Wheatbelt. He said the grant formed part of the State Government’s $25.9 million…

Scholarships extend career opportunities

Year 12 students will be included for the first time in the State Government’s successful training scholarship program, which encourages women into trade and industry areas with low female participation. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA said applications were now open for the 2017 round of the ‘Expanding career options for women’ scholarship program.  …

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…