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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Fostering careers in country local government – Catania

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

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More fire hydrants to make regional WA safer

Regional Western Australian communities will be safer and better prepared in times of emergency, thanks to a State Government initiative to install hundreds of new fire hydrants across the State. Member for North West Central Vince Catania MLA said the State Government would roll out 395 new fire hydrants across 26 regional towns in the coming months. “These…

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Shire of Kent awarded $50,000 Lotterywest grant

A $51,243 State Government Lotterywest grant will help pave the way towards an upgrade of Nyabing’s local Memorial Park. Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA presented the Lotterywest grant to representatives at the Shire of Kent, where Nyabing is located, late last week. “This Lotterywest funding has been granted towards the upgrade of Nyabing’s popular…

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