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Invitation for Public Submission - Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2017 - 2021 (DAIP)
17 Feb 2017 3:11 PM

MWDC Disability Access & Inclusion Plan 2017 - 2021 Draft:Disability-Access-and-Inclusion-Plan-2017-2021-Draft.pdfPublic Submission Form:DAIP-Publi...

"What are the conditions of enabling of healthy, resilient, sustainable human communities?"
20 Jan 2017 7:22 PM

This was the question co-founder of social enterprise Pollinators, Andrew Outhwaite asked himself before embarking on a 10 year commitment to worki...

New mobile phone towers a big win for the Mid West
2 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

Yesterday’s announcement by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman for 78 new mobile phone towers throughout WA was perfect timing for the M...

Mid West to be showcased to investors
12 Nov 2016 9:43 PM

Innovators and enterprises in the Mid West could be given the support they need to reach their full potential with the Greater Geraldton Investor S...

Bridge brings greater access over Murchison
13 Sep 2016 11:56 AM

Greater inland access over the Murchison River during periods of heavy rainfall and rising river levels has been assured thanks to a Liberal Nation...

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Mid West Investment Plan

The Mid West Investment Plan (MWIP) was developed by the Mid West Development Commission in collaboration with the Department of Regional Development (DRD) following  extensive consultation with key community and government stakeholders over a 12 month period. The MWIP outlines the region’s strategic infrastructure priorities for enabling economic and social development.

The MWIP will guide the spending of $220 million in Royalties for Regions funding over seven years - 2011/12 to 2017/18. Projects funded will provide a substantial economic stimulus to the region and potentially generate employment opportunities for local businesses in the planning, construction and operational stages of the proposed projects/initiatives.

The objectives of the MWIP and subsequent investment in prioritised regional projects clearly link to Royalties for Regions objectives and policy.  The MWIP is available here for download.

In October 2012 the responsibility for the implementation of the Mid West Investment Plan was transferred from DRD to the Commission. Having one entity managing portfolio programs relating to the respective regions will provide better coordination, efficiencies and delivery across Government. The Commission Board is now responsible for recommending strategic projects for MWIP funding to the Minister and Cabinet as well as monitoring the delivery of funded projects.

For a full list of the projects funded through the MWIP click here.

Morawa Aged Care units

$0.33 million ($0.83 million project)

The construction of four specifically designed one bedroom aged care units on land vested to Morawa Community Care in the pre...
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Silver Chain Eneabba refurbishment

$0.1 million ($0.35 million project)

Reconstruction and refurbishment of the Silver Chain nursing post in Eneabba.


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Northampton Light Industrial units

$0.661 million ($1.83 million project)

Subdivision of Lot 74, Seventh Avenue, Northampton into four industrial lots (of between 2090m2 and 3060m2) an the construct...
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Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory...

$10 million ($26.5 million project)

CSIRO and Horizon Power propose to jointly establish a world leading, sustainable, hybrid solar power station to support the...
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Horrocks Community Centre

$0.695 million ($1.509 million project)

Construction of a multipurpose community centre in the active community of Horrocks

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Monsignor Hawes Interpretive Centre (...

$1.541 million ($7.119 million project)

The Monsignor Hawes story will continue to live on for all to experience with $1.541million Royalties for Regions investment for the Monsig...
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Morawa Sportsground Facilities Redeve...

$0.85 million ($2.587 million project)

Major refurbishment of the Morawa Sportsground facilities including the upgrade of function and meeting area as well as c...
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Batavia Coast Marina stage 2 (Greater...

$3.86 million ($3.86 million project)

The Stage 2 Batavia Coast Marina (BCM2) project will see the redevelopment by LandCorp of 6.14 hectares of underutilised gove...
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Geraldton Universities Centre Stage 2...

$3 million ($3 million project)

Construction of a two-block Stage 2 building to expand facilities and infrastructure at the Geraldton Universities Centre

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Yalgoo Community Hub

$0.286 million ($2.2 million project)

Construction and fit out of the Shire of Yalgoo Community Hub covered sports facility, including multi-sport infrastructure, ...
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Geraldton Airport Landside Development

$2.755 million ($2.755 million project)

Headworks and upgrade of essential power and water supply infrastructure to the Geraldton Airport Terminals precinct to fac...
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Building Better Regional Cities - Urb...

$13.97 million ($28.97 million project)

This project will provide a significant transformation in the development of Geraldton through the provision of infrastruct...
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Original Railway Building Restoration

$1 million ($1.85 million project)

Restoration works to the Original Railway Station Building, the first government railway station in WA, to preserve this heritag...
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Geraldton Residential College

$2 million ($2.6 million)

The additional of 16 individual bedrooms to the female student wing and refurbishment of the remaining old dormitory (upgrading the stude...
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Perenjori Early Childhood Centre

$600,000 ($2 million project)

Construction of a multipurpose parenting and early childhood and day care centre.
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Pioneer Lodge Communal Activity Rooms...

$0.16 million ($0.353 million project)

Roof replacement and addition of an activities room and enrivornmental enhacements on a community owned independent living u...
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Shire of Yalgoo Staff Housing

$0.36 million ($0.71 million project)

Construction of additional staff houses to facilitate the attraction and retention of appropriately qualified staff to the Sh...
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Yuna Community Centre (Chapman Valley...

$250,000 ($865,000 project)

Construction of a multipurpose community centre in Yuna that can be utilised by all community groups and facilitate the phasing out of ...
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East Bowes Road (Chapman Valley)

$0.6 million ($0.723 million project)

Upgrade works to the entire length of the East Bowes Road (SLK 0.00 – SLK 12.20) from a gravel surface to a 7.0 metre wide se...
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Foodbank Geraldton Warehouse

$2.145 million ($3.29 million project)

Construction of a purpose built warehouse facility that will meet the growing demand for Foodbank’s services into the fut...
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Binnu West Road / White Cliffs Road

$2.592 million ($3.45 million project)

Funding is sought to upgrade two vital roads in the Shire of Northampton from gravel surfaces to 7.0 metre wide sealed surfa...
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Wonthella Oval Lighting

$0.59 million ($1.5 million project)

Installation of 500 lux flood lighting at the Wonthella Oval. Lighting the oval to this stan...
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Central Regional TAFE Student Service...

$2.0 million (Geraldton): ($3.0 million project)

Construction works to create an interactive student ‘Hub’ by linking existing student service areas with student ...
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Kalbarri Skywalk and National Park In...

$20.032 million ($20.722 million project)

Kalbarri Skywalk and National Park Infrastructure – a significant project delivering major enhance...
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Beresford Foreshore Coastal Protectio...

$12.757 million ($23.125 million project)

This project will deliver a long term solution to an ongoing erosion problem which threatens critical infrastructure and ...
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Geraldton Residential College

$2 million ($2.6 million)

The additional of 16 individual bedrooms to the female student wing and refurbishment of the remaining old dormitory (upgrading the stude...
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Geraldton Universities Centre Stage 2...

$3 million ($3 million project)

Construction of a two-block Stage 2 building to expand facilities and infrastructure at the Geraldton Universities Centre

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Perenjori Early Childhood Centre

$600,000 ($2 million project)

Construction of a multipurpose parenting and early childhood and day care centre.
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Central Regional TAFE Student Service...

$2.0 million (Geraldton): ($3.0 million project)

Construction works to create an interactive student ‘Hub’ by linking existing student service areas with student ...
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Morawa Town Revitalisation

$2.536 million ($5.736 million project)

Realignment of Morawa's main heavy freight bypass and CBD enhancements, including creation of a new civic square for community activity a...
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Ballinyoo Bridge, Carnarvon Mullewa R...

$3.5 million ($5.5 million project)

The project involves replacing the Ballinyoo Bridge with a similar structure to the existing single-lane bridge that was built ...
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East Bowes Road (Chapman Valley)

$0.6 million ($0.723 million project)

Upgrade works to the entire length of the East Bowes Road (SLK 0.00 – SLK 12.20) from a gravel surface to a 7.0 metre wide se...
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East Ogilvie Road Upgrade (Northampton)

$1.2 million towards a $2.002 million project

Upgrade of 10.5km’s being the section from SLK 6.7 to SLK 17.2 Section of the Ogilvie East Road, a significant grain ...
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Flores/Place Road Intersection Reconf...

$2.815 million ($7.3 million project)

Reconfiguration and construction of two unsignalled intersections to form a fourway intersection controlled with traffic sign...
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Goldfields Highway

$10 million ($20 million project)

Construct and seal selected sections of the Goldfields Highway between Wiluna and Meekatharra to provide safer passing opportunit...
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Wubin - Mullewa Road

$10.8 million ($21.6 million project)

Upgrading of the Wubin-Mullewa Road between Perenjori and Morawa from a single to double lane seal.
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