Entries for December 2008
Federal Government restrictions are turning backpackers away from employment in the Swan Valley grape industry, resulting in huge labour shortfalls in the lead up to harvest.
Travellers are crucial in meeting labour demands in the summer fruit industry; however, the Government has ... ... (12-Dec)
Local parents face an uncertain wait in the New Year with the news ABC Addison Park, Merriwa and ABC Quinns Rocks will close.
Federal Member for Pearce, the Hon Judi Moylan MP said the two coastal centres will not resume business in 2009 and it is the Government’s responsibility to... ... (10-Dec)
Narrogin Men in Sheds received an added boost today with news of a $15,152 grant to purchase metal working tools and machinery.
Awarded to the Narrogin Sub-branch RSL, under the Veteran and Community Grants program, the money will assist the Narrogin Men in Sheds with their curren... ... (05-Dec)
Beverley Men’s Shed received an added boost today with news of a $3,264 grant to purchase carpet bowls equipment and electrical items.
Awarded under the Veteran and Community Grants program, the money will be welcome news for the group’s 37 members, who currently meet each Tuesday... ... (05-Dec)