TELEHEALTH TICKING THE BOXES FOR REGIONAL PATIENTS

A patient survey of telehealth services in regional Western Australia, where specialist medical appointments are accessed via videoconferencing in regional home towns, is proving to be a game changer in the regional health arena. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said that the telehealth services, which offer convenience and saves considerable time and money in…

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Local government career opportunities for regional youth

Young people in the Mining and Pastoral Region are gaining valuable career opportunities in local government, thanks to Royalties for Regions. Local governments in the Kimberley, Goldfields-Esperance and Pilbara regions are among 30 across regional Western Australia which will share more than $300,000 in funding through the Country Local Government Fund Youth Development Program. Member…

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EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES FOR WARBURTON

Early childhood education facilitators from the remote community of Warburton will now have access to a bunch of new learning resources with thanks to the Royalties for Regions Community Chest Fund. Wendy Duncan MLA, Member for Kalgoorlie, said that the Warburton Community Playgroup provides an essential service for newborns to 4 year olds aimed at…

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Royalties for Regions to support wild dog measures

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed a significant Royalties for Regions investment aimed at revitalising Western Australia’s livestock industries. The Liberal National Government has announced a $19.94 million investment to support the sector and help landowners control predatory wild dogs and other agricultural pests in regional areas. The funding…

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Eighteen Mining and Pastoral Region sporting organisations share in $223,500

The State Government has assisted 18 Mining and Pastoral Region sporting associations to further develop sport in the region, through this year’s funding round of the Regional Organisational Sustainability Program (R-OSP). Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed news the State Government was providing $622,500 to 54 regional sporting associations…

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Eleven Wagin electorate sporting organisations share in $111,000

The State Government has assisted 11 Wagin electorate sporting associations to develop sport in the region, through this year’s funding round of the Regional Organisational Sustainability Program (R-OSP). Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA has welcomed news the State Government was providing $622,500 to 54 regional sporting associations around Western Australia, including $111,000 to assist…

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