Lotterywest supports Wadandi Track Extension

‘Walking is man’s best medicine’ – Hippocrates Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman presented a $70,000 Lotterywest cheque to the Augusta-Margaret River Shire on Friday 29th April to support a 4.3km extension to the existing Wadandi Track south from the town of Witchcliffe . The name of the track recognises the traditional custodians of the region,…

Artistic talent unearthed in Pemberton

In opening the ‘Unearth Discover Embrace’ exhibition in Pemberton on Friday 29th April, Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said he was very impressed with the quality of art displayed. “Exhibitions such as this one, unearth talent from the local area as well as further afield,” Mr Redman said.  “It is encouraging to see emerging artists…

Funding boost for regional visitor centres

Second round of Regional Visitor Centre Sustainability Grant Program open $4.2 million investment over three years including $1.05 million in 2016-17 Regional visitor centres are invited to apply for State Government funding towards initiatives that will help them stay viable and adaptable in the changing tourism landscape. Centres can apply to share in more than…

Community Chest funding for Mid-West region

Mid West Community Chest Fund recipients announced Community projects funded by $10 million Community Chest Fund Made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the grant recipients of the Mid-West region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. The fund…

Speech: Patrick Dodson appointed to the Senate

MS M.J. DAVIES (Central Wheatbelt — Deputy Leader of the National Party) [11.15 am]: Mr President, thank you very much. On behalf of my National Party colleagues, I have much pleasure in supporting this motion. The Nationals believe Patrick Dodson transcends partisan politics and, in our view, will bring to the Australian Parliament a unique…

Construction start promises better Collie health care

Work begins on $7.8 million Collie hospital upgrade Health service to remain fully operational during building Project expected to support up to 200 jobs during construction  Work is underway on a $7.8 million redevelopment of the Collie Health Service that will transform the hospital into a contemporary, best-practice healthcare facility. Kicking off the building project…