Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre Opened

Nationals WA MP and candidate for the seat of Geraldton, Paul Brown has welcomed the official opening of the Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre in Geraldton.  The opening of the centre coincides with the 100 year anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone for the St Francis Xavier Cathedral, which is considered one of Monsignor…

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Nominations open for WA 2016 Youth Awards

West Australian youth will again be honoured for their inspirational and positive contributions at the 2016 WA Youth Awards. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA said nominations for the prestigious awards were now open and encouraged all members of the community to nominate an outstanding young person.   “The WA Youth Awards recognises the achievements…

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Peaceful Bay Sea Rescue Lotterywest presentation

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman was delighted to make a $15,600 Lotterywest presentation to the Peaceful Bay Sea Rescue Group on Friday 2 September.  The grant will go towards equipment to support and enhance the marine rescue services in Peaceful Bay and surrounding communities. Mr Redman acknowledged the dedicated volunteers who maintain the equipment and…

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CRCs in Wagin electorate to continue thanks to Royalties for Regions

Delivery of essential services, information and activities to regional and remote communities will continue thanks to a $56 million State Government Royalties for Regions investment in the Western Australian Community Resource Network (WACRN). Consisting of 106 Community Resource Centres (CRCs), the WACRN provides a physical community hub for the delivery of government services and information…

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Narrogin organisation receives $150,000 for Aboriginal suicide prevention program

Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA has welcomed a $150,000 grant for the Kaata-Koorliny Enterprise and Employment Development Aboriginal Corporation (KAATA), in Narrogin. Mr Waldron said the local grant, which was allocated on Monday, would provide Aboriginal suicide prevention training in the Wheatbelt. He said the grant formed part of the State Government’s $25.9 million…

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GOLDFIELDS ORGANISATIONS RAISE AWARENESS ON HARD ISSUES

Two Goldfields organisations committed to tackling family and domestic violence in the community are beneficiaries of the latest round of the State Government’s Crime Prevention Grants. In congratulating the Laverton Local Drug Action Group and the WA Family Violence Prevention Legal Service in conjunction with the Goldfields Football League, Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA…

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ROYALTIES FOR REGIONS TO PROVIDE UPGRADES TO KALGOORLIE-BOULDER SHORT STAY FACILITY

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Aboriginal short stay facility will undergo a $1.3million upgrade made possible by Royalties for Regions. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said the facility had keys handed over in September 2012 after it was identified that there was a shortage of short-term accommodation for Aboriginal people visiting Kalgoorlie-Boulder for family, health, business or…

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Scholarships extend career opportunities

Year 12 students will be included for the first time in the State Government’s successful training scholarship program, which encourages women into trade and industry areas with low female participation. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA said applications were now open for the 2017 round of the ‘Expanding career options for women’ scholarship program.  …

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