COMMUNITY GARDEN GROWS FOR KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden celebrates its official opening over the weekend where gardeners and the not so green fingers have developed a fantastic communal gardening space for all to enjoy. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said the Community Garden, which offers a communal area, garden plots, shared garden beds, worm farms, compost bins, and…

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New Watering WA rebates available for local farms

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed the announcement of a $4.4 million Watering WA rebates scheme for farmers in dryland agricultural areas who are looking to develop and improve their on-farm water supplies. The Department of Water’s popular Farm Water Rebates Scheme now falls under the State Government’s $30…

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Davies welcomes new Container Deposit Scheme

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA has welcomed the announced introduction of a container deposit scheme for beverage containers in Western Australia. The scheme is expected to start in mid-2018 and will help improve recycling and reduce littering in the State. Under the scheme, consumers will be able to get a 10 cent refund…

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Davies encourages local community groups to apply for NRM grants

Community groups in the Central Wheatbelt electorate will soon have access to $4 million in funding for important environmental projects. Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA said the 2016-17 funding, available through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) Community Action Grant program, was on offer to groups including schools, not-for-profit organisations, local government and environmental…

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