Grants to support local waste reduction projects

Communities in the Mining and Pastoral Region are encouraged to apply for waste reduction project funding as part of the second round of the Waste Authority’s 2016 Community Grants Scheme. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said the scheme encouraged small-scale, community-focused waste projects and offered grants of up to $20,000.…

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Economic growth and job opportunities for Onslow

The community of Onslow is set to benefit from a major investment by private business which will create opportunities for more than 100 local workers over three stages. Onslow Marine Support Base Pty Ltd (OMSB), a privately owned Western Australian company, has begun construction of a world class marine supply base facility in Onslow’s Beadon…

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Over $1.6 million for Goldfields-Esperance projects

Community projects in Esperance, Ravensthorpe, Coolgardie, Leonora and Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be among those to benefit from the latest round of grants through the Goldfields-Esperance Regional Grants Scheme, made possible by Royalties for Regions. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said the Regional Grants Scheme provided one-off grants to community, public and…

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More support for community NRM projects

Community groups in the Mining and Pastoral Region will be able to tap into $4 million in funding over 2016-17 for important environmental projects. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said funding through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) grants program was available to groups including schools, not-for-profit organisations, local government and…

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Initiative to spawn aquaculture investment opportunities

The Esperance region stands to benefit from a $1.66 million project to develop an ‘investment ready’ aquaculture zone in waters on Western Australia’s south coast. Supported by Royalties for Regions, the project will investigate suitable sites for ‘grow-out’ of target species, determine the required infrastructure and ensure environmental approval processes are managed.   Member for…

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More support for older West Australians

Seniors in the Mining and Pastoral Region are set to receive extra support for everyday living expenses, thanks to the State Government’s Cost of Living Rebate. This year, WA Seniors Card holders will share in more than $22 million worth of payments, with singles and couples to receive $83.85 and $128 respectively.   Member for…

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