Country Age Pension Fuel Card boosted in 2016

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is pleased the value of Country Aged Pension Fuel Cards has increased to $575 for regional pensioners in her electorate. Ms Davies said the Royalties for Regions investment, announced as part of the 2016-17 State Budget, would help pensioners remain mobile and independent by supporting access to transport…

Community care focus for new Newman hospital

$59.75 million redevelopment of Newman Health Service Six-bay ED, plus provision for extensive GP and outpatient services Made possible by a $49.75 million investment by Royalties for Regions Pilbara residents will benefit from a $59.75 million joint investment by the Liberal National Government and industry to redevelop the Newman Health Service. The project will receive…

Step Up to the affordable housing challenge

Accessible and affordable housing design competition open Aims to improve the design and supply of medium density affordable housing Winning entry to be built at LandCorp’s Shoreline development at Cockburn Western Australian architects, designers and builders are being invited to Step Up to the challenge of building affordable, accessible and sustainable medium density housing for…

Community Chest funding for Wheatbelt region

Member for Central Wheatbelt, Mia Davies congratulates the grant recipients of the Wheatbelt region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by Royalties for Regions. Ms Davies said the Community Chest Fund, provided grants to community, public and not for profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and services in the region. Projects totalling $323,606, supported through…

Patients to benefit from remote transport boost

$67.39 million towards Country Patient Transport Project Two new and two replacement Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft Support for regional ambulance services Made possible by Royalties for Regions The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will get two new and two replacement aircraft, and a new Broome base as part of a $67.39 million Royalties for…

Waldron welcomes Community Chest funding for Boyagin Rock Refurbishment

The Boyagin Rock Refurbishment project has been given a significant boost, thanks to a $47,640 Wheatbelt Community Chest Fund (CCF) grant. Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA said the funding had been allocated for the local refurbishments, via the Seabrook Aboriginal Corporation. The Boyagin Rock Nature Reserve that contains Boyagin Rock is located between Pingelly and Brookton in…

Waldron welcomes Community Chest funding for Great Southern region

The Great Southern Development Commission has recently announced the grant recipients of the region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA said the Community Chest Fund provided one-off grants to community, public and not for profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and services in…