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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Wheatbelt rock wallabies thriving at new Kalbarri home

Black flanked wallabies from Mt Caroline and Nangeen Hill in the Central Wheatbelt electorate are providing the species with a brighter future elsewhere in the State. Having been transferred from the Wheatbelt region to Kalbarri National Park in May, monitoring shows the relocated wallabies are thriving in their new Mid West home. Following the discovery…

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