2016 Avon Descent a success

Local MP Mia Davies has congratulated the Northam Avon Descent Association, volunteers, local governments, competitors and all those involved for another successful staging of the State’s premier white water event. Ms Davies said she was pleased combined competitor numbers across canoe, kayak, ski paddle and power dinghy categories were up by 100 on the 2015…

Container Deposit Scheme to benefit regional WA’s recyclers

Western Australia’s environment and recyclers are set to benefit from a container deposit scheme, announced this morning by the Premier and Minister for Environment. Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region, Hon Martin Aldridge MLC welcomed the announcement, pointing to the obvious environmental benefits. “Container deposit schemes across the country have had proven success at…

Boost for Wheatbelt child care services

Work to create sustainable early childhood care and education services in the Wheatbelt will be greatly enhanced thanks to Royalties for Regions investment into the child care sector in regional WA. Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA said the Shire of Brookton was one of 10 organisations to receive grants totalling $395,320 through the…