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A man and a boy posing a dance move in a desert environment. A group of people are watching in the background.

$600,000 to boost creativity and wellbeing for young people

Jun 24, 2024
A new program to improve creativity and wellbeing for young people across Western Australia will be trialled after the State Government approved $600,000 in funding for 8 organisations to deliver culture and the arts projects with health benefits.
8 people in hi-vis vests pose for a photo while 3 of the group  turn the first sod for the development of the Youth Entertainment  Space

Work now underway on $6.5 million youth entertainment space at Sutherlands Park Huntingdale

Jun 7, 2024
With the help of State Government funding, work is now underway to establish a $6.5 million Youth Entertainment Space (YES) and skate plaza at Sutherlands Park in Huntingdale.
5 young people gather in a community centre laughing and talking

Dalyellup community and youth centre project given a funding boost

Jan 25, 2024
The Dalyellup community in our south-west will benefit from a $1 million boost to the construction of its new multipurpose community and youth centre
Halls Creek Bike Track Project with a boy on a bike jumping over a jump

Halls Creek pump track project lifts off

Sep 27, 2023
In exciting news, the Halls Creek Bike Track project has been a major success, thanks to the unwavering support and dedication of the local community.
Artists impression of the Ellenbrook Youth Centre

Youth centre to create new opportunities for local young people

May 5, 2023
The health, wellbeing and development of young people is at the heart of a brand new $6.46 million youth centre opening in Ellenbrook.
Aboriginal Australian Teenager walking through her city streets, with her mother, posing. Image:  Belinda Howell/Getty Images

My Place in WA

Oct 28, 2021
The Commissioner for Children and Young People has sent information to local governments, encouraging them to involve children and young people in decision making.
Minister Mick Murray and Amber Jade Sanderson MLA, Member for Morley with kids from Camboon Little Athletics Clubs

24,500 more kids can bounce back to sport thanks to Lotterywest

Oct 20, 2020
The State Government has launched the new Back to Sport program, with grants available for families and sports clubs to re-engage in sport as Western Australia continues its recovery from COVID-19.
Culture and Arts Minister David Templeman with Ash and Timieka from Perth band Dulcie

Contemporary Music Fund nurtures aspiring musicians

Oct 9, 2019
Western Australia's aspiring young musicians will have more opportunities to take part in the contemporary music sector thanks to a $250,000 investment from the Contemporary Music Fund.
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Country Local Government Fund — Youth Development Program 2016-17

Jan 25, 2017

Ministerial Circular 3 2017

Recently, I have had the privilege of awarding funding through the Country Local Government Fund – Youth Development Program to 25 local government scholarship recipients and 12 local governments to implement traineeship programs.
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