Second bid for Wellington Dam salinity fund

Applications for funding to reduce the salinity of Wellington Dam will be re-submitted next month after the Federal Government last week rejected an initial proposal. The $380 million Myalup-Wellington Dam project is designed to tackle high salinity and supply additional water for farmers in the Myalup and Collie River irrigation district. For more of this

Cinefest Oz

Congratulations to Brooklyn For Men, winning the Cinefest Oz window competition with their creative and welcoming display, Cinefest Oz launched last night, and has consolidated its position as the premiere destination film festival in Australia with record numbers of high calibre film guests, a sensational line-up of new Australian and French films and unprecedented audience

Myalup-Wellington Water for Growth

Economic development initiative The Myalup-Wellington project is an industry-led initiative, proposed by Collie Water to reduce salinity in Wellington Dam, Western Australia’s second largest reservoir with a capacity of 185 gigalitres (GL). It is a significant economic development project involving private proponent Collie Water, the State Government and the Commonwealth, to substantially increase production capacity,

Funding commitment recieved for Capel Civic Precinct

The Liberal National Government today announced that it has approved an investment of $2.2 million to support the final stages of the $9.3 million Capel Civic Precinct development. Deputy Premier Liza Harvey, who joined Regional Development Minister Terry Redman in Capel today, said funding would complete a long-term strategy to enable the Capel region to

Glen Huon Reserve Official Opening

Two years of planning, 10 months of construction and an investment of $6.6 million culminated in the official opening yesterday of new community facilities at Glen Huon Reserve in the heart of Eaton. The event marked a milestone in the history of the Eaton Boomers Football Club and the Bunbury & Districts Softball Club. Included

Bridge over Collie River

The deck of the 224-metre bridge over the Collie River is taking shape, with the first and second concrete pours successfully completed during June. Construction is on schedule. Key milestones achieved to date include finishing installation of all bridge piles and concrete pile caps. Upcoming works are centred on installing bridge beams, pouring concrete for the

BREC Nominated as Performing Arts Centre of the Year

BREC announced today that they have been nominated as a finalist for Performing Arts Centre of the Year in this year’s Drover Awards presented by the Australian Performing Arts Centres Association (APACA). The Drover Award for Performing Arts Centre of the Year recognises the achievements of organisations that consistently provide outstanding performance in production, marketing

Notice of AGM

1st August, 2017 NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING South West Business Association Inc. T/A Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry and South Western Club. The Annual General Meeting of the South West Business Association (Inc.) will be held at Chamber House on Wednesday, 30th August 2017 at 5.00pm for a 5:30pm meeting start. The