OVER $100, 000 TO STIRLING VOLUNTEERS

Twenty-seven Stirling community organisations have received a share in $114,000 in funding for their volunteers under the Federal Government’s Volunteer Grants Round 2015. For community groups including the Coolbinia Bombers Junior Football Club, this means first aid training and background checks for volunteers, and for the Balga Autumn Club a new photocopying machine. Federal Member…

MORE DRUGS OFF OUR STREETS

International drug syndicates hoping to exploit Australia’s remote coastline will be detected, their missions disrupted and their mules locked up. Rusty boats from Asia on meth missions to peddle the misery of drug addiction in our country are on notice – they are being watched by our law enforcement agencies and will be relentlessly pursued…

BALGA RECEIVES COMMUNITY GARDEN GRANT

The Salvation Army Balga Early Learning Centre is among the local community organisations in Stirling that will benefit from the Federal Government’s $45 million Stronger Communities Programme. Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan said the Balga Early Learning Centre will receive $20,000 under the programme, which was announced in the 2014–15 Budget. “The Stronger Communities…

STIRLING RSL RECEIVES FUNDING TO COMMEMORATE SERVICE OF VIETNAM VETERANS

North Beach Returned and Services League will receive $13,724 in funding to commemorate the services and sacrifice of those who served in the Vietnam War, Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan said today. Mr Keenan said the funding had been approved under the Australian Government’s Vietnam War Commemorative Grants program, which was established under the…

STIRLING BUSINESS RECEIVES VISIT FROM MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham has joined Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan to discuss electrical training courses for Stirling students with the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). NECA’s Western Australian chapter is located in Balcatta and as an organisation they are the major private training provider for the Western Australian electrical…