Bunbury business shares in defence funding

A Bunbury business is among metropolitan and regional businesses across Western Australia to share in more than $350,000, as part of the defence-specific round of the State Government’s Industry Facilitation and Support Program (IFSP). Nationals Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt, said Overflow Industrial Pty Ltd would receive $20,092 to purchase fibre optic…

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Country Age Pension Fuel Card to continue

Country Age Pension Fuel Card Scheme to be extended Made possible by a $140.1 million investment over the next four years by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program Geraldton pensioners will continue to benefit from the Country Age Pension Fuel Card thanks to a further investment of $140.1 million over the next four years…

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Country Age Pension Fuel Card to keep delivering

Pensioners in regional WA will continue to benefit from the Country Age Pension Fuel Card, thanks to a further investment of $140.1 million over the next four years through Royalties for Regions. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said the investment, announced in the 2016-17 State budget last week, will help…

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A competitive WA defence supply sector in the Pilbara

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has welcomed a State Government announcement that three Pilbara businesses will share in more than $350,000 through the defence specific round of the Industry Facilitation and Support Program (IFSP). Ms Boydell said Royalties for Regions has contributed $130,000 to the round and would enable recipients to…

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Continued funding for Kidsport and Nature Play

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has welcomed news that two of the State Government’s hugely popular sporting and recreation programs – KidSport and Nature Play WA – would continue to be funded with $5 million allocated as part of the State Budget. “The State Government is really proud of these…

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$1 billion for Metronet but regional WA misses out

The Nationals WA candidate for O’Connor John Hassell has hit out at both major parties for failing to address issues important to regional WA in the Federal Election campaign. Mr Hassell said the latest election promise by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was a key example of the major parties metro-centric attitude. “They have promised $1…

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