Young people to benefit from more than $35,000 in grants

Media Statement from Hon Dave Kelly BA MLA

  • More than $35,000 provided to four youth engagement initiatives
  • Funding to go towards youth mental health, health, safety and education projects
  • McGowan Government working with youth organisations to empower young people to be have a say and take an active role in the community

Youth Minister Dave Kelly today announced four youth engagement projects will share in more than $35,000 funding provided through the Youth Engagement Grant Program.

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Target 120 to help turn young lives around in Albany

 Media Statement from Hon Simone McGurk BA(Arts) BA(Comms) MLA

  • Targeted early intervention program to be expanded to Albany
  • Reducing youth crime and improving community safety by preventing reoffending
  • Improving outcomes for WA's recent young offenders by steering them away from a lifetime of interacting with the justice system
  • Delivering on a McGowan Government election commitment

The McGowan Government has announced the expansion of its Target 120 early intervention program to Albany and surrounding areas in the Great Southern region.

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New technology for WA’s electricity network

Media Statement from Hon Bill Johnston MLA

  • Western Power rolls out stand-alone power systems to regional Western Australia
  • Improving power reliability, while boosting WA jobs

The State Government continues to roll out stand-alone power systems (SPS), with Western Power planning an additional 100 units for Round 2 of the SPS project.

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WA salmon boosts our economy and delivers great autumn fishing

Media Statement Hon Mark McGowan BA LLB MLA and Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA

  • Recreational salmon fishing contributes $331 million annually to State economy
  • Study reveals how fishers' chase for salmon boosts regional economies
  • Study's release coincides with announcement of awesome autumn of salmon fishing

A study funded by the State Government through the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) has revealed that anglers targeting Western Australia's abundant schools of migrating salmon contribute about $331 million to the State's economy each year.

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Innovative shearing camp heads to Great Southern

Media Statement from Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

  • Up to 10 young Aboriginal people to train in shearing and wool-handling camp in the Great Southern beginning April 20, 2020
  • Similar camps scheduled for the Mid-West, Wheatbelt and Esperance regions in the next six months

A new training program for aspiring Aboriginal shearers in the Great Southern region will build on the success of a Mid-West pilot program in January this year.

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