New industrial and agricultural precinct for Peel

New 28,000ha business park and agricultural production zone near Mandurah The State Government today announced the first stage of a new agricultural and industrial precinct which is expected to deliver up to 33,000 jobs by 2050 and economic opportunities for the Peel region. Premier Colin Barnett announced the first phase of funding of $49.3 million…

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Albany Community Hospice officially opened

​Greater access to priority health services for patients in the Great Southern $4.788 million investment from Royalties for Regions program Albany and surrounding areas can now meet increasing demand for palliative care with a new hospice officially opened today by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman. The new eight-bed facility, owned by Albany Community Hospice, was…

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Wheatbelt locals benefit from water supply upgrades

Local and Aboriginal-owned businesses employed for State Government pipe replacement projects in the Wheatbelt Pipeline repair work ahead of schedule as part of three-year, $32 million farmlands water supply improvement project  Wheatbelt businesses continue to benefit from the State Government’s commitment to employ local contractors as part of the $32 million farmlands water supply improvement…

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10,000 Aboriginal kids active through KidSport

10,000th Aboriginal child signs up for KidSport program $2.33 million investment so far to help Aboriginal kids join a sporting club  Latest statistics show that Aboriginal children now make up one in five KidSport participants who are playing sport and involved in a club in Western Australia. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced…

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Locals getting back in game after fires

$150,000 to redevelop Waroona Town Oval after January bushfires $30,000 in sporting equipment grants to help three local clubs  Residents in the bushfire-affected towns of Waroona and Yarloop will hopefully be back playing sport in time for the winter season, thanks to funding from the State Government. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced…

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Perth Stadium art opportunities

Two artworks to be selected for the Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct  Artists are being invited to register their interest for the final two artwork opportunities being advertised for Perth Stadium and the surrounding sports precinct. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies said the response to the first public art opportunity released in mid-2015 had…

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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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