Fuel card continued for Mid West pensioners

Country age pensioners will continue to benefit from the Country Age Pension Fuel Card, thanks to an additional $106 million investment by Royalties for Regions.   Nationals WA Member of Parliament and candidate for the seat of Geraldton Paul Brown MP, welcomed today’s announcement that the scheme would be extended for a further three years…

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Warnock commits to Collie Motorplex upgrades

The Nationals WA Candidate for Collie-Preston Monique Warnock has today announced a significant $3.7 million commitment to upgrade the Collie Motorplex.  The announcement will be funded by Royalties for Regions and Department of Sport and Recreation funding if The Nationals WA are elected in March.  Ms Warnock said the Motorplex would be a major boon for the Collie community, affording the town the opportunity to host marquee motorsport events, provide driver training, and boost motor-sports activities in the South West.  “Collie residents enjoy…

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The Nationals WA launch $610 million tourism strategy

The Nationals WA will deliver a $610 million strategy to transform the State’s tourism sector if returned to Government at the State election.   Announced by Leader Brendon Grylls in Bunbury today, the Seizing the Opportunity in tourism initiative centres on the development of tourism infrastructure, cheaper aviation links, destination marketing and more exciting and diverse…

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Three new projects benefit MW aged care

Aged care services in Mullewa, Dongara and Northampton will receive a $4 million boost thanks to Royalties for Regions funding.   Member for Moore Shane Love MLA welcomed the news and said the projects would enable more elderly regional residents to remain close to the communities they know and love. “It is well established that…

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Albany benefits from Community Chest funding

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has joined with the Great Southern Development Commission to congratulate recipients of the region’s Royalties for Regions funded Community Chest Grants. Mr Holt said the Community Chest Fund provided one-off grants to community, public and not for profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and…

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Federal Minister focuses on regional roads

After visiting the Wheatbelt and Great Southern, Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport the Hon Darren Chester is now aware of the challenging transport needs WA is facing and the funding needed to upgrade local roads and key transport corridors in the region. Member for the Central Wheatbelt Hon Mia Davies and Member for Agricultural…

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