EARBUS TAKES OUT REGIONAL AWARD

The recognition of the Earbus Foundation in the 2016 Regional Achievement and Community Awards is well deserved because of the important role it has played in parts of regional Western Australia in delivering healthy ear solutions for young aboriginal children, according to the Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan. The Earbus Foundation took out the category…

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REVITALISATION GRANT MAKES A SPLASH AT LOCAL POOLS

Three Goldfields Public Swimming Pools will be sparkling over summer thanks to the Royalties for Regions Community Pool Revitalisation Program. As part of the Program, 95 pools and water playgrounds across regional Western Australia will share in $2,923,728 of funding. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said that the funding allows for public swimming pools…

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The Nationals WA back veto rights for landholders

The Nationals WA have unanimously supported landowners’ rights to veto onshore oil and gas exploration and production on private land at the Party’s 2016 State Conference at the weekend. A motion supporting amendments to the Western Australian Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 to include a right to veto to protect landholders’ interests from…

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$3.7million boost to aged care in Mid West

 Aged care facilities in Northampton, Mingenew and Jurien Bay will receive a significant boost with one-off grants that will assist older people to remain in their communities.   Pioneer Lodge Northampton, RSL Care Jurien Bay and the Shire of Mingenew will collectively receive more than $3.7 million as part of a $13.67 million investment in…

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