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MWDC Disability Access & Inclusion Plan (2017-21)
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Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre opened
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Premier and Tourism Minister Colin Barnett officially opened the $3.6 million Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre on 3 September, part of the St Franci...

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Royalties for Regions $194,420 invested in 12 locally driven projects through Community Chest Fund

28 Jun 2016 10:50 AM -

Royalties for Regions $194,420 invested in 12 locally driven projects through Community Chest Fund

The fund provides one-off grants of up to $50,000 to community, public and not-for-profit organisations to support local, demand-driven projects.

Mr Redman said a wide range of projects across the Mid-West would receive funding, including training courses in agriculture, an art tour from Mullewa to Greenough, facility upgrades at a number of sporting clubs and two community events.

"The fund supports locally driven projects that will help improve services and infrastructure for the benefit of regional communities," he said.

"Hundreds of diverse projects and organisations across regional Western Australia have benefited from the fund in recent years."

The 12 Mid-West recipients are:
St John Ambulance Meekatharra - $2,600
Mullewa District Agricultural Society - $10,120
Mount Magnet Historical Society - $18,000
Shire of Meekatharra - $10,000
Shire of Mingenew - $50,000
Meekatharra Rangelands Biosecurity Association - $12,000
Geraldton Volunteer Marine Rescue Group - $5,000
City of Greater Geraldton - $14,500
Irwin Polocrosse Club - $14,500
Spalding Park Golf Club - $30,000
Kalbarri Development Association Inc - $23,000
Drylands Foundation - $4,700.