$13 million funding continues for Community Research Centres

Regional community concerns about the future of Community Research Centres were expressed to the McGowan Government, and following an extensive review and consultation, funding will continue at the full amount of $13 million. “We will continue to fully fund CRCs to the tune of $13 million per year, ensuring CRCs can deliver important services to…

Grants to Boost West Kimberley Indigenous Communities and Environment

West Kimberley communities will be receiving a helping hand through new funding to assist Aboriginal Australians and wildlife. $50,226 in grants through the Water Corporation’s Community Grants Scheme will improve Indigenous employment, health and wellbeing as well as protecting and caring for wildlife. The money will be given to nine not-for-profit groups and schools across…

Cottesloe Beachfront’s new planning scheme

This story was written by WAMN journalist Daniel Edwards. Former Cottesloe mayor John Hammond has labelled as ‘patent nonsense’ the Premier’s premise that the iconic beachfront is below par. Mr Barnett and planning minister John Day today announced that five-storey developments would be allowed along the beachfront. Exceptions to this rule would be an eight-storey…