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…

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…

2016 Avon Descent a success

Local MP Mia Davies has congratulated the Northam Avon Descent Association, volunteers, local governments, competitors and all those involved for another successful staging of the State’s premier white water event. Ms Davies said she was pleased combined competitor numbers across canoe, kayak, ski paddle and power dinghy categories were up by 100 on the 2015…

Boost for Wheatbelt child care services

Work to create sustainable early childhood care and education services in the Wheatbelt will be greatly enhanced thanks to Royalties for Regions investment into the child care sector in regional WA. Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA said the Shire of Brookton was one of 10 organisations to receive grants totalling $395,320 through the…