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Same Sex Marriage Postal Vote update

15/11/2017

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...


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Local freight operators benefit from smoother curves

7/11/2017

Darren Chester - Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, A/g Minister for Regional Development, A/g Minister for Local Government and Territories and Rick Wilson - Federal Member for O’Connor.   $11 million project to improve safety and improve flood resilience for key regional route ...


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Local freight operators benefit from smoother curves

Funding available for innovative farmers

18/10/2017

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. ...


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Funding available for innovative farmers

Providing a "Safe Space" for Kalgoorlie's Youth

3/10/2017

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....


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Providing a "Safe Space" for Kalgoorlie

Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Goldfields-Esperance

22/9/2017

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...


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Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Goldfields-Esperance

Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Great Southern

22/9/2017

More than $850,000 will be invested in Great Southern community projects and events by the Federal Government, Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson announced today. A total of six projects will receive support from the Community Investments Stream of the Building Better Regions Fund, with a $395,000 grant to the City of Albany hea...


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Building Better Regions Fund grants announced -  Great Southern


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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
Kate Fielding 29/3/2017
Regional Voices added to ABC Board 8/3/2017
WA Floods 22/2/2017

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