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State Government commits $9.35 million to help build better sport and recreation facilities across WA

Feb 25, 2020
Twenty-three communities across Western Australia are to benefit from improved sport and recreation facilities thanks to the State Government allocating $9.35 million to help fund local projects.
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State Government provides $535,000 to improve Great Southern sporting facilities

Feb 24, 2020
Two communities in the Great Southern are to receive a total of $534,995 to help them build better sport and recreation facilities for their local communities.
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Cash grants help local sporting clubs kick health goals

Feb 11, 2020
Applications open today for the State Government's Healthy Sporting Club Program with $300,000 up for grabs to help sporting clubs across the State provide healthier food and drinks.
Minister Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA with new baristas from CaLD backgrounds complete training course on the road to jobs in the hospitality industry

Innovative course creating opportunities for budding baristas

Jan 31, 2020
Fourteen new baristas will be unleashing their skills across Perth after completing the Australia Arab Association's Beginners Barista course.
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$1.6 million in funding towards mentally healthy arts programs

Jan 30, 2020
The State Government will provide $1.6 million in the latest round of health grants to 15 arts organisations across the State to help promote mental health and wellbeing within annual arts programs.
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Changes to draft reviews for culture and the arts 15k-plus grant programs

Jan 22, 2020
The department has changed the way applications are reviewed for Arts 15k-plus and the 15k-plus category of the Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program.
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WA artists to benefit from exchange program with SE Asia

Dec 10, 2019
A new grant program will provide an opportunity for Western Australian artists to take part in an exchange program with artists in South East Asia.
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Funding open for 2020 Harmony Week activities

Sep 11, 2019
Funding is now available for community groups and not-for-profit organisations to hold cultural diversity and inclusion activities for Harmony Week 2020.
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CSRFF focus on women’s facilities as demand surges

Jun 19, 2019
Sport in Western Australia is set to benefit from an increased funding allocation to make facilities accessible to women in the latest round of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) program.
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