STATE BUDGET 2016-17

The 2016-17 State Budget was been handed down by the Treasurer in State Parliament yesterday. Ms Davies said the Treasurer’s speech outlined the exceptional circumstances the State has faced over the past eight years, pointing to the downturn in commodity prices, a perverse GST system that has delivered the lowest ever return in our tax…

Pingelly and Cunderdin to revolutionise aged care

Local MPs Mia Davies MLA and Martin Aldridge MLC have welcomed the announcement that Pingelly and Cunderdin have embraced a new model of care for older people. The innovative project, which will receive $4.75million from the Royalties for Regions-funded Southern Inland Health Initiative, will see new accommodation built to provide appropriate care for older people.…

Royalties for Regions boosts community support and connectivity in the Peel region

Across the State, Royalties for Regions will invest $651 million over four years for community support services including the Country Age Pension Fuel Card, the Emergency Service Volunteers Fuel Card, the Community Chest Fund and Regional Telecommunications Program. Nationals Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt, said that Community Resource Centres will receive $14m…