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 »
November 12, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall has risen in Federal Parliament to bring attention to brain tumour awareness.
Mr Randall said he felt it was important to help spread understanding of the devastating impact that brain tumours can have after he learnt the story of Oakford resident, Keith Francis.
“Mr Francis is an exceptionally resilient constituen... read more »
November 12, 2014
Seven thousand dollars has been granted to the Pinjarra RSL under the ANZAC Centenary Program to commemorate the First World War.
Canning MHR Don Randall said today the Australian Government’s ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program was assisting several organisations in Canning to undertake projects that will mark 100 years since ou... read more »
November 6, 2014
Scrapping the Carbon Tax has delivered families and businesses in Canning the biggest drop in electricity prices on record Canning MHR Don Randall said today.
Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the Consumer Price Index for the September Quarter – the first outcome since the Coalition scrapped Labor’s damaging Carbon... read more »
October 22, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall is inviting budding local photographers to submit images for his 2015 calendar.
Each year two separate calendars are distributed to every household in Canning – one to the north and the other to the south of the electorate. The photos selected for each of the calendars will be seen by around 50,000 people.
Mr Randal... read more »
October 10, 2014
The Hon. Mitch Fifield, Assistant Minister for Social Services, and the Federal Member for Canning, Don Randall, will host an aged care round table forum at Dale Cottages in Armadale on Monday.
Attended by aged care industry leaders from across the electorate, Mr Randall said this was an important opportunity to raise issues and concerns direct... read more »
October 9, 2014
Over $65,000 has been granted to the City of Mandurah under the ANZAC Centenary Program to commemorate the First World War.
Canning MHR Don Randall said today the joint initiative between the electorates of Canning and Brand meant the community of Mandurah had a real opportunity to honour the sacrifice of our servicemen and women.
“Th... read more »
October 9, 2014
Fourteen locations in the electorate of Canning are among 6000 across the country now eligible to be selected for a new or enhanced mobile base station under the Coalition Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Program, Canning MHR Don Randall said today.
Mr Randall said the program, which will see Telstra, Optus and Vodafone nominat... read more »
October 6, 2014
Applications under Round One of the Australian Government’s landmark $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund are now open.
The new fund will target projects that deliver priority economic development and small scale community infrastructure at the local level throughout Australia.
“This is a huge opportunity for local projects... read more »
October 3, 2014
Mandurah locals will soon be able to do their government business in one place when Medicare moves in with Centrelink next month.
All staff and services from Medicare Mandurah Forum will move across to the Tuckey Street one-stop shop from Monday 13 October 2014, to deliver services side by side.
Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon M... read more »