Foreign investment key to developing North West

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell has emphasised the importance of foreign investment as a means to unlock the untapped potential of the North West’s agriculture sector at the 2016 EASTxWEST Forum in Shenzhen, China. The EASTxWEST Forum is a biennial event that was established by the Local Governments of Australia’s North West…

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Broome and Derby transition to a better future

43 homes delivered in Broome and Derby under the West Kimberley Transitional Housing Program Made possible by $33 million investment through Royalties for Regions  Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today officially launched the West Kimberley Transitional Housing Program in Broome. The program is a partnership between State Government – through the Housing Authority – and…

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Kimberley schools join the ranks of Cadets WA

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has welcomed the launch of two new River Rangers units in the Kimberley. It was announced last week that the State Government program would be extended to include Warlawurru Catholic School in Halls Creek and John Pujajangka-Piyirn Catholic School in Mulan, bringing the total number…

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Innovative health program making a difference

​Telehealth service now used by more than 1,400 patients per month State-wide 37% increase in doctors and improved emergency care Made possible by Royalties for Regions A bold and innovative program is transforming emergency care and access to GPs in Western Australia’s southern inland, linking in with the State-wide emergency telehealth services which are now…

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New park lookout open at The Gap near Albany

​$6.1 million facilities upgrade at The Gap and Natural Bridge  Visitors to enjoy spectacular lookouts, walkway and picnic area Made possible by Royalties for Regions The $6.1 million upgrade of facilities at The Gap and Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park, on the South Coast, today opened for the start of the April school holidays.…

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Top honour for head of Northam detectives

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA has taken her hat off to Northam Police Detective Sergeant Laura Russ, who was presented an Australian Police Medal (APM) by the WA Governor in Perth today. Det Sgt Russ, who was raised on Gibb River Station in the Kimberley, is believed to be the first Aboriginal female…

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