Nationals pledge $10m to Toodyay sporting precinct

Royalties for Regions will provide Toodyay its first public swimming pool and a long-awaited sport and recreation precinct should The Nationals WA be re-elected to Government next March. Nationals WA Deputy Leader Mia Davies was in Toodyay in December with local MP Shane Love MLA to announce a $10 million election commitment to construct a multi-purpose sporting…

Kellerberrin Farmers Co-op celebrates centenary

One hundred years of Kellerberrin Farmers Co-operative was celebrated on Saturday as one of the town’s most iconic organisations reached its milestone birthday. Member for Central Wheabelt Mia Davies MLA joined shareholders, dignitaries and staff at Old Golf Club House for a celebratory sundowner event that included memorabilia from a bygone era on display. Ms…

Grills supports moves to integrate resource workers into regional towns

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has thrown his support behind efforts to better integrate operational fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces into regional host communities. The Goldfields Voluntary Regional Organisation of Councils (GVROC) recently passed a resolution calling for current and proposed FIFO workforces located within 60 kilometres of an established population…

Nationals WA support local pastoralists

The future now looks even brighter for pastoralists, with The Nationals WA announcing a $277 million commitment to support the ongoing growth of the agricultural and pastoral sector. Announced by Leader of The Nationals WA Brendon Grylls yesterday, the policy will build on the hugely successful $300m Seizing the Opportunity in Agriculture initiative, made possible…