Kununurra airstrip upgrade completed

$5.1 million airstrip upgrade improves aircraft operations Made possible by State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  The East Kimberley Regional Airport (Kununurra Airport) runway upgrade has been completed, improving safety and functionality for aircraft operations at the airport. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the Kununurra runway, which was built in the 1960’s, had shown signs…

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New lease of life for club equipment

Clubs invited to apply for $500 towards revitalising or purchasing new equipment $2m over four years for Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme Applications open until May 13, 2016  Sport and active recreation clubs have the chance to revitalise existing gear or purchase new sporting equipment with the opening of the latest round of the…

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Improvements to Corrigin’s water supply

$1.7 million pipeline upgrade to water supply in Shire of Corrigin 3.2km pipeline upgrade to provide a more reliable water supply  People living in the Shire of Corrigin are set to benefit from a $1.7 million State Government project to improve water supply. Water Minister Mia Davies said the Water Corporation would start work this…

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Businesses get the big tick for water saving

​More than 60 billion litres of water saved since 2007 Part of the State Government’s Water Efficiency Management Plan program Water Minister Mia Davies has congratulated Western Australia’s top water saving businesses for saving more than 14 billion litres of water in 2014-15, the equivalent of more than 6,200 Olympic-sized swimming pools. A total of…

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Potato industry moves to deregulation

Government to repeal Marketing of Potatoes Act 1946 and Marketing of Potatoes Regulations 1987 WA is the only regulated potato industry remaining in Australia  Western Australia’s potato industry will be deregulated from July 1, 2016. Agriculture and Food Minister Dean Nalder said the Government would fund a $14 million industry adjustment package from Royalties for…

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What a Weekend!

Geraldton put on a weekend to remember this weekend, with the Triple J One Night Stand and the Geraldton Cup being outstanding successes. Nationals WA Member for Parliament Paul Brown MP said, “It was such a great weekend. The Geraldton community really pulled it together, creating such a wonderful, inviting atmosphere for the thousands of…

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