Artistic talent unearthed in Pemberton

In opening the ‘Unearth Discover Embrace’ exhibition in Pemberton on Friday 29th April, Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said he was very impressed with the quality of art displayed. “Exhibitions such as this one, unearth talent from the local area as well as further afield,” Mr Redman said.  “It is encouraging to see emerging artists…

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Funding boost for regional visitor centres

Second round of Regional Visitor Centre Sustainability Grant Program open $4.2 million investment over three years including $1.05 million in 2016-17 Regional visitor centres are invited to apply for State Government funding towards initiatives that will help them stay viable and adaptable in the changing tourism landscape. Centres can apply to share in more than…

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Community Chest funding for Mid-West region

Mid West Community Chest Fund recipients announced Community projects funded by $10 million Community Chest Fund Made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program  Regional Development Minister Terry Redman today announced the grant recipients of the Mid-West region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program. The fund…

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Speech: Patrick Dodson appointed to the Senate

MS M.J. DAVIES (Central Wheatbelt — Deputy Leader of the National Party) [11.15 am]: Mr President, thank you very much. On behalf of my National Party colleagues, I have much pleasure in supporting this motion. The Nationals believe Patrick Dodson transcends partisan politics and, in our view, will bring to the Australian Parliament a unique…

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Construction start promises better Collie health care

Work begins on $7.8 million Collie hospital upgrade Health service to remain fully operational during building Project expected to support up to 200 jobs during construction  Work is underway on a $7.8 million redevelopment of the Collie Health Service that will transform the hospital into a contemporary, best-practice healthcare facility. Kicking off the building project…

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Water main replacement begins in Pingelly

The State Government has started work on a $6.49 million suite of projects to replace 3.6 kilometres of water main between Popanyinning and Brookton. Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA said the projects would improve the reliability of water supplies for more than 1000 people in the local Shires of Cuballing and Pingelly and in…

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Overwhelming support for Southern Forests irrigation scheme

Increased water availability for new irrigated areas and expand existing ones Provide a boost to investment, a strengthened economy and creation of jobs  A proposed irrigation scheme for the Southern Forests area is another step closer after receiving overwhelming support from local growers through a formal Letter of Intent process. Water Minister Mia Davies said…

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Design and colour of stadium seats revealed

Seat design and colours reflect 18 months of consultation and testing Seats will be 50cm wide with cup-holders positioned on seat backs  Sports fans have given the thumbs up to the size, design and colour of the seats at Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today joined members of the…

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