Country Age Pension Fuel Card boosted in 2016

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is pleased the value of Country Aged Pension Fuel Cards has increased to $575 for regional pensioners in her electorate. Ms Davies said the Royalties for Regions investment, announced as part of the 2016-17 State Budget, would help pensioners remain mobile and independent by supporting access to transport…

Community Chest funding for Wheatbelt region

Member for Central Wheatbelt, Mia Davies congratulates the grant recipients of the Wheatbelt region’s Community Chest Fund, made possible by Royalties for Regions. Ms Davies said the Community Chest Fund, provided grants to community, public and not for profit organisations to improve and develop infrastructure and services in the region. Projects totalling $323,606, supported through…

Groundwater Replenishment Scheme expansion

Liberal National Government to double capacity of Groundwater Replenishment Scheme and bring recharge capacity up to 28 billion litres of water each year First stage of scheme to be fully operational by the end of 2016  The Liberal National Government’s Water Forever 10-year water supply plan for Perth has taken the next step forward, with…

Gascoyne growing future part of the master plan

Master plan to be developed for future of Gascoyne food bowl Part of Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions-funded Water for Food program  A new master plan will be developed to guide the future expansion of the Gascoyne food bowl as part of the Liberal National Government’s $40 million Royalties for Regions-funded Water for Food…

Local furniture designers showcase WA timbers

WA’s sustainably managed native hardwoods showcased over the weekend at Furnitex & Design 2016 in Brisbane Local furniture makers win awards at showcase Forestry Minister Mia Davies has congratulated Western Australian companies and designers for winning a number of coveted awards at the Australian Furniture Industry Awards and Australian Contemporary Emerging Design Awards in Brisbane…

Exmouth celebrates community through sport

Exmouth Festival of Sport introduces new and loved sports to youth Festival brings communities together to be active Exmouth will be full of slam dunks and ollies this weekend when the regional town kicks off its Festival of Sport. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies opened the festival today and congratulated the Gascoyne town for…

Premier farewells Western Australian Olympians

About 36 West Australians to represent Australia in Rio Premier Colin Barnett and Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies will officially farewell the Western Australian athletes going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next month. At a dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre tonight, the Premier will congratulate the athletes on their sacrifice…

Watering WA to secure local water sources

Building water capacity by funding new and improved infrastructure Supporting dryland agricultural regional communities and economies Made possible by Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program A Liberal National Government plan to secure regional water supplies for community and agricultural use and support healthy, sustainable environments has been unveiled. Water Minister Mia Davies and Regional…

Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Wheatbelt

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA has welcomed the announcement of a suicide prevention co-ordinator for the Wheatbelt. The Minister for Mental Health has confirmed the Mental Health Commission has signed an agreement with Holyoake in the Wheatbelt to deliver the service. “The role of the co-ordinator will be to assist services on the…