Rural WA to benefit from telecommunications fund

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed news of the State Government’s new $22 million Royalties for Regions-backed telecommunications fund. Mr Love said the fund set out to improve innovative agricultural telecommunications in regional WA that will strengthen the growth and business productivity of the agricultural sector. “I can foresee a need among grower…

Funds for Lancelin Lime Route Two

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed $15 million Royalties for Regions funding for the upgrade of Agricultural Lime Route 2 from Lancelin. The funds will allow for the upgrade of roads to support the safe and efficient travel of lime-sand trucks from pits in Lancelin via KW Road, Sappers Road and Orange Springs Road…

Nationals committed to better broadband

The Nationals WA will invest $42 million to fast track broadband technologies to ensure businesses and communities across regional WA have access to fast, reliable internet if re-elected on March 11. Leader Brendon Grylls said The Nationals WA weren’t satisfied with the level of coverage or technology currently being rolled out under the NBN. “WA’s vast geographical…

Sutton unveils $45m Albany road plan

The Nationals WA Candidate for Albany Robbie Sutton has today unveiled a $45 million plan to reduce congestion and improve road safety in Albany.  The Albany Ring Road, Range Road and Parker St/Hanrahan road, in conjunction with the implementation of the Great Southern Regional Road Strategy, have been identified as key priorities for improvement and upgrades.  Mr Sutton said he had consulted widely with stakeholders…

New non-potable water supply for Boddington

The Shire of Boddington will receive $171,569 in Royalties for Regions funding from the Watering WA Towns program to pipe water from the Boddington Dam to irrigate the town oval provide and provide an emergency back-up for watering livestock and firefighting. Ms Davies, who welcomes the Shire of Boddington into her electorate at the March…

Sutton commits $23m to renewable energy

The Nationals WA Candidate for Albany Robbie Sutton will commit $23 million to the Albany and Great Southern Renewable Energy Project if elected as local Member at the State election.   Mr Sutton said the investment would progress a mixed renewable microgrid incorporating solar and battery technology to supply reliable, renewable energy to Albany, Denmark, Walpole and surrounding…

$22 million boost for Central Coast health care

Health care on the Central Coast and surrounding areas is set to receive a tremendous boost with an investment of $22.46 million by Royalties for Regions.  The four year Turquoise Coast Health Initiative will deliver increased emergency, acute, palliative, short-stay and community based care, along with ante natal and post natal services. The package will…