Young athletes receive help to travel, compete

669 talented athletes provided with travel assistance $319,227 provided in latest round of the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme Supported by Royalties for Regions  More than 660 talented athletes from across Western Australia will be given a helping hand to train, travel and compete, thanks to the latest round of subsidies from the State Government’s Athlete…

Country Age Pension Fuel Card boosted in 2016

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is pleased the value of Country Aged Pension Fuel Cards has increased to $575 for regional pensioners in her electorate. Ms Davies said the Royalties for Regions investment, announced as part of the 2016-17 State Budget, would help pensioners remain mobile and independent by supporting access to transport…

Community care focus for new Newman hospital

$59.75 million redevelopment of Newman Health Service Six-bay ED, plus provision for extensive GP and outpatient services Made possible by a $49.75 million investment by Royalties for Regions Pilbara residents will benefit from a $59.75 million joint investment by the Liberal National Government and industry to redevelop the Newman Health Service. The project will receive…

Step Up to the affordable housing challenge

Accessible and affordable housing design competition open Aims to improve the design and supply of medium density affordable housing Winning entry to be built at LandCorp’s Shoreline development at Cockburn Western Australian architects, designers and builders are being invited to Step Up to the challenge of building affordable, accessible and sustainable medium density housing for…

Community Chest funding for Wheatbelt region

Member for Central Wheatbelt, Mia Davies congratulates the grant recipients of the Wheatbelt region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by Royalties for Regions. Ms Davies said the Community Chest Fund, provided grants to community, public and not for profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and services in the region. Projects totalling $323,606, supported through…

Landmark WA road safety campaign launched

Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA has shown his support for last week’s launch of the first two of five major road safety education campaigns.  Mr Waldron said the important new campaigns were launched in an “effort to change the behaviour of motorists who put West Australians’ lives at risk”. The first two campaigns target the very…