Kimberley schools join the ranks of Cadets WA

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed the launch of two new River Rangers units in the Kimberley. It was announced last week that the State Government program would be extended to include Warlawurru Catholic School in Halls Creek and John Pujajangka-Piyirn Catholic School in Mulan, bringing the total number…

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Innovative health program making a difference

​Telehealth service now used by more than 1,400 patients per month State-wide 37% increase in doctors and improved emergency care Made possible by Royalties for Regions A bold and innovative program is transforming emergency care and access to GPs in Western Australia’s southern inland, linking in with the State-wide emergency telehealth services which are now…

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New park lookout open at The Gap near Albany

​$6.1 million facilities upgrade at The Gap and Natural Bridge  Visitors to enjoy spectacular lookouts, walkway and picnic area Made possible by Royalties for Regions The $6.1 million upgrade of facilities at The Gap and Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park, on the South Coast, today opened for the start of the April school holidays.…

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Top honour for head of Northam detectives

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA has taken her hat off to Northam Police Detective Sergeant Laura Russ, who was presented an Australian Police Medal (APM) by the WA Governor in Perth today. Det Sgt Russ, who was raised on Gibb River Station in the Kimberley, is believed to be the first Aboriginal female…

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Western Australia welcomes world’s top surfers

Drug Aware Margaret River Pro starts this week Supported by Tourism WA and Royalties for Regions  Western Australia’s South-West will be showcased to a global audience this week as the world’s best surfers take on the region’s famous waves at the 2016 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Premier and Tourism Minister Colin Barnett said the…

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Investing in a Family Friendly Collie

Nationals Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC has officially opened the new Collie Early Education Centre. Mr Holt said that the new Royalties for Regions funded child care facility, which can cater for 72 children aged 0-5 years, will make Collie an even more attractive place to live, work and raise a…

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Fostering careers in country local government

Development opportunities for young regional local government employees Made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  More than $1.2 million in State Government funding will be invested into a program to create leadership and early career development opportunities for young people in country local governments. Launching the Country Local Government Fund Youth Development…

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