Derby: Wharf cyclone repairs half done

Repairs to Derby wharf after cyclone damage last February are half complete.

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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 Business and finance, Derby, Government, Local Government Comments Off

Derby: New mental health facility

Construction of a new mental health facility has started.

It will be used by staff tackling suicide and substance abuse.

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Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Derby, Government Comments Off

Broome: Runway resurfacing complete

Broome airport has finished resurfacing its runway.

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Sunday, November 24th, 2013 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off

Government to build 500 Aboriginal homes

WA’s¬†government says it intends to build 500 new homes for Aboriginal families “living predominantly in the Kimberley”.

These are to  be built by 2018.

People in the building trade are invited to attend Broome or Kununurra workshops this week.

You can read a media release here:

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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 Broome, Government, Kununurra Comments Off

Broome: $24million for wharf

The state government has approved extensions and structural works for Broome wharf worth more than $24 million.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 Broome, Business and finance, Government Comments Off

Broome: Art requirement for new developments

Developers in Broome will have to fund public art.

Under a new shire policy, new developments must include one percent allocation for art.

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Monday, October 14th, 2013 Broome, Business and finance, Local Government Comments Off

Road funding in doubt

The West Australian says upgrades to northern highways could be scrapped under the new Abbott government.

Last month’s state budget included more than $500million for Great Northern Highway and North West Coastal Highway.

However four fifths of this was expected to come from the Commonwealth.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013 Business and finance, Government Comments Off

Beagle Bay: Asbestos scare for kids

Asbestos is being removed from a building near Beagle Bay’s school.

Some parents are keeping their kids at home until the work is finished.

The Department of Aboriginal Affairs says there is no risk to childrens’ health.

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Monday, September 9th, 2013 Government Comments Off
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