March 9, 2015
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Western Australian Minister for Emergency Services Joe Francis today announced disaster assistance has been extended following the bushfires that occurred in the south west of the state in late January 2015.
Mr Keenan said that assistance is now being provided to the local government area of Bo... read more »
March 4, 2015
Canning MHR Don Randall has today announced an additional three Green Army projects are set to roll out across the electorate in the coming weeks.
Mr Randall said the Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience in the conservation field, while participating in projects that generate re... read more »
March 4, 2015
Canning MHR Don Randall has today announced the Coalition will provide $1.7 million dollars to upgrade two bridges on South Western Highway in Byford.
Mr Randall said the funding, provided under Round One of the Government’s new $300 million Bridges Renewal Program, will be dedicated to making the local bridges safer and more reliable.
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February 26, 2015
Households and businesses in the Shire of Murray are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with build preparation work now underway.
In coming weeks, work will be visible in streets as pre-construction activity begins, such as the clearing of Telstra’s pits and ducts.
Premises included in the build preparations ... read more »
February 25, 2015
Fifty jobs will be made available to Indigenous people in the Peel region of Western Australia through a new Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC).
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Canning, Don Randall, have announced a new centre today, saying the VTEC model ends the cycle of training for training... read more »
February 16, 2015
Community organisations, environment groups and local councils in Canning are invited to nominate new Green Army projects to support practical environment and conservation activities in the region – with Round 3 of the program now open for applications.
The Green Army gives Australians aged 17-24 years the opportunity for training and experi... read more »
February 2, 2015
Mandurah and Port Bouvard Surf Life Saving Club’s pledge to keep our beaches safe has been given a $50,000 boost, Canning MHR Don Randall announced today.
Under the Federal Government’s Beach Safety Equipment Fund, the respective surf clubs will receive $25,000 each over the next five years to prevent incidents of drowning at local be... read more »
January 13, 2015
Two local photographers from the Canning electorate have their images displayed on Canning MHR Don Randall’s calendars that will hit residents’ letterboxes in the coming weeks.
Bill and Ann Morrison’s photograph of Len Howard Reserve in Erskine is being distributed on calendars in the southern half of the electorate, while Kath J... read more »
January 13, 2015
Older people and people with disability in the Canning electorate will get extra support to stay in their own homes thanks to a $1.2 million boost from the Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments.
The funding is part of a $12.4 million commitment to the Home and Community Care Program (HACC) across Western Australia to build on existing s... read more »
December 9, 2014
The Dawesville veteran community is set to benefit from funding through the latest round of the Veteran and Community Grant program, Canning MHR Don Randall announced today.
Over $14,000 has been awarded to the Returned Services League (RSL) Dawesville sub-branch to help purchase a self-contained mobile catering unit to support activities provided... read more »
December 8, 2014
Serpentine-Jarrahdale Grammar School will soon have a state of the art science laboratory after being named as a recipient of a $280,000 Australian Government grant, Canning MHR Don Randall said today.
The grant, awarded as part of the Capital Grants Program (CGP), provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure.
The... read more »
December 5, 2014
More than 110 new aged care places will be delivered across the electorate of Canning, worth an estimated $6.4 million, following the conclusion of the 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR).
Canning MHR Don Randall said the additional places would help meet demand for quality aged services in the fast-growing electorate.
“This was the hig... read more »
November 27, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall has today announced that the Federal Government has committed $1.6 million to the construction of Byford Catholic College.
The funding, awarded as part of the Australian Government’s Capital Grants Program (CGP), will see the development of an Early Learning Centre that includes learning areas, administration buildin... read more »
November 26, 2014
Earlier this year Western Australian students aged 12-18 years were encouraged to actively become ‘Community Safety Champions’ as part of the innovative Students Advising Youth (SAY) Project for 2014.
The SAY Project is a Western Australia Police initiative whereby students were required to research an anti-drug topic and compile a ... read more »
November 24, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall has today called upon the State and Federal Ministers for Agriculture – the Hon. Ken Baston and the Hon. Barnaby Joyce – to dedicate funding to the distribution of dung beetle species across Australia.
Mr Randall said each year approximately half a million tonnes of cow dung is dropped by cattle in Australia ... read more »