Muntadgin is now better connected

Regional Telecommunications Project improving mobile phone coverage Muntadgin is one of the latest locations to benefit The Wheatbelt continues to gain better access to mobile telephone coverage and high-speed wireless broadband, as part of an $85 million investment through the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. Muntadgin is the latest location to be connected with…

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New community centre for Hopetoun

Royalties for Regions invests $2.7 million for integrated community centre $4.3 million centre will provide social and economic benefits  Hopetoun now has a modern, integrated and accessible community centre thanks to a $2.7 million investment from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. The new $4.3 million centre is co-located with Hopetoun’s Community Resource Centre,…

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Export grants open up local opportunities to reach Asian markets

The State Government has announced $3 million in grants for exporters to help boost export opportunities for Western Australia’s agricultural and food products in Asian markets. Member for Mining and Pastoral region Hon Dave Grills MLC said the grants, made possible by the Government’s Royalties for Regions program, would support Western Australian agrifood businesses to invest in accessing…

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Reforms safeguard Kimberley TAFE sector

The State Government will implement changes to strengthen Western Australia’s public vocational education and training (VET) sector and provide enhanced training for students. Member for Mining and Pastoral region Hon Dave Grills MLC said the Training Sector Reform Project, which commenced last year, recommended two key changes to the function and structure of the publicly…

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More detail needed on Utah Point Bill

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC this week moved a motion to refer the Pilbara Port Assets (Disposal) Bill 2015 to a Parliamentary Committee for further consideration in detail. Ms Boydell said the decision of the State Parliament’s Upper House to support her motion to refer the Bill to the Standing Committee…

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Full Mobile Black Spot Programme schedule and locations announced

The Commonwealth Government has announced details for the locations and time-frames of the 128 new and upgraded mobile phone towers being delivered across regional WA though the Mobile Black Spot Programme. The $385 million program is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Government and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project. Member for Mining and Pastoral said…

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