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…

Royalties for Regions boosts community projects in Wheatbelt

Projects in Merredin, Goomalling, Beverley, Wundowie and Northam have received significant funding through the Wheatbelt Development Commission’s Regional Grants Scheme, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA said she was thrilled six community projects would share in almost $1.4 million.  “The scheme provides one-off grants…

New gear for hundreds of local sporting clubs

Grants to help sporting clubs buy new equipment 1,008 clubs across WA to share in $504,000 Made possible by Royalties for Regions  New bats, balls and bibs will be part of the equipment at clubs across Western Australia thanks to the latest round of the Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme. Sport and Recreation Minister…

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…