Grant for Collie BMX kitchen upgrade
Rick Wilson MP, Member for O’Connor announced a $9000 grant for the Collie BMX Club’s kitchen upgrades when in town recently. The funding was from the latest round of the Stronger Communities funding which aims to deliver projects providing social benefits to communities. Mr Wilson said it was a pleasure to n...Click here to download the full article
Same Sex Marriage Postal Vote update
As you would be aware, the results of the Australian marriage law postal survey have been announced this morning. There has been a comprehensive show of support to amend the Marriage Act, with more than 61 per cent of voters returning a “Yes” vote. In O’Connor, the result was closer, but 56.2 per cent of respondents voted in...
Local freight operators benefit from smoother curves
Freight operators across the Albany region are set to benefit from the $11 million Albany Lake Grace Road project – better known as Amelup Curves – with construction to start in coming weeks. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester visited Albany Freight Lines in Walmsley to see how the pr...
Funding available for innovative farmers
Grants of between $250,000 and $4 million are now available for farming groups or organisations to implement new and innovative sustainable land management practices which protect and improve the condition of soils, vegetation and biodiversity. ...
Providing a "Safe Space" for Kalgoorlie's Youth
Joint Media Release with Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion. Nearly $850,000 of funding for the Kalgoorlie PCYC Safe Space project. Supporting an initiative that reduces contact with the criminal justice system and helping our at-risk youth....
Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Goldfields-Esperance
Two projects in the Goldfields-Esperance region will receive grants through the Building Better Regions Fund Community Investment stream, Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson announced today. Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation has been awarded $100,000 for the development of cultural tourism business at Ilkurka Roadhouse, w...
|Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Great Southern||22/9/2017|
|BLAST Youth Program Taking off - Joint Media Release with Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion||22/9/2017|
|$5 million Federal funding to rebuild Shire of Williams bridges||14/9/2017|
|National award for local woman supporting thousands of young people||14/9/2017|
|Response to State Budget||7/9/2017|
|Cashless Welfare Card||22/8/2017|
|Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Great Southern and Wheatbelt||7/8/2017|
|Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - South West||7/8/2017|
|Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Goldfields-Esperance||4/8/2017|
|Final round of public consultation on Commonwealth Marine Reserves now open||21/7/2017|
|Have your say on the National Sports Plan||20/7/2017|
|UNESCO approves expanded Fitzgerald Biosphere||27/6/2017|
|New GST measures for online retailers||23/6/2017|
|National Landcare Programme Grants||12/6/2017|
|Threatened Species Recovery Fund||30/5/2017|
|Geegeelup Funding Announcement||26/5/2017|
|Men's Shed Grants||23/5/2017|
|MP supports technology to tackle feral pigs||19/5/2017|
|Greater access to mental health services for veterans||15/5/2017|
|NDRRA Day Labour exemption granted for WA||9/5/2017|
|Work set to begin to improve safety in Kalgoorlie CBD||5/5/2017|
|Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements||4/5/2017|
|Native title recognised over Tjiwarl Country||27/4/2017|
|Kalgoorlie-Boulder Local Drug Action Group receives additional Federal Government Support||3/4/2017|
|Regional Voices added to ABC Board||8/3/2017|