ELECTORATE OFFICE LOOKS AT BIG PICTURE

Hon Colin de Grussa MLC and Peter Rundle MLA welcomed a fresh face to the office in recent weeks, by hosting Campbell McKenzie, a student from the Esperance Anglican Community School as part of their Big Picture Education programme. The Esperance Anglican Community School recently introduced the Big Picture education programme, an innovative method of…

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Rundle Welcomes Federal Infrastructure Funding for Roe

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA has welcomed funding announced for projects in the electorate through the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Projects led by the Shire of Williams and the Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup successfully applied for the first round of BBRF funding as part, which was announced by Federal Regional Development Minister…

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DE GRUSSA WELCOMES $3M FOR WA CROP RESEARCH HUB

The Nationals WA spokesperson for Agriculture Hon Colin de Grussa MLC welcomed today’s announcement that Murdoch University has received a $3 million grant to establish a new Crop Research Hub.   Federal Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce MP announced the funding today through the Grains Industry Infrastructure Grant for Murdoch University, who will establish the…

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DE GRUSSA WELCOMES NEW BIOSECURITY RESEARCH PRIORITIES

The Nationals WA spokesperson for Agriculture Hon Colin de Grussa MLC welcomed last week’s announcement that the National Biosecurity Committee has endorsed new national biosecurity Research, Development and Extension priorities, giving a more unified, strategic and nationally-consistent focus to biosecurity research.  The NBC endorsed the following national Research, Development and Extension priorities: Prevention – data…

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Youth in Roe Encouraged to Nominate for Heywire

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA is encouraging young people aged 16 – 22 across the region with a knack for storytelling to enter the 20th annual Heywire competition. Each year, regional ABC stations select a winning Heywire competition entry to represent their part of Australia, with winners afforded the opportunity to work alongside ABC…

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Nationals call on Oakajee funds to remain in Mid West

The Nationals WA Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has slammed federal treasurer Scott Morrison for his plans to steal $339 million of infrastructure funding from the Mid West.  Mr Love questioned why the $339 million allocation of funding, initially flagged for the development of the Oakajee Port, could not be reinvested into other priority…

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Building Better Regions Success for Waroona Aged Housing

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has congratulated not-for-profit aged care organisation Quambie Park Inc. on their successful application to the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). The $1,674,940 grant will go towards the Waroona Housing Options Village to provide affordable accommodation for the aged, including the construction of nine disability modified…

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Youth in Moore encouraged to nominate for Heywire

Local MP Shane Love MLA is encouraging young people aged 16-22 in Moore with a knack for storytelling to enter the 20th annual Heywire competition. Each year, regional ABC stations select a winning Heywire competition entry to represent their part of Australia, with winners afforded the opportunity to work alongside ABC staff to produce their…

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Love puts Mid West infrastructure priorities front-and-centre

The Nationals WA Member for Moore Shane Love MLA put Mid West and Wheatbelt infrastructure priorities front-and-centre during a meeting with Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester this week. Mr Love said Minister Chester’s visit to WA for Federal Cabinet was an opportunity to highlight important projects across the Moore electorate, including the…

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