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Esperance Express: Ravensthorpe and Jerramungup to receive bushfire mitigation funds

  Ravensthorpe and Jerramungup have been named among the 15 local governments in high-risk areas eligible to apply for the $15 million Bushfire Mitigation Fund. Having completed Bushfire Risk Management Plans, those eligible can now apply for a portion of the initial $3 million available in funding this financial year. The funding, from Royalties for Regions, is…

Joint media statement – Recovery grants for primary producers in Western Australia

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Western Australian Minister for Emergency Services Fran Logan today announced that recovery grants are now available to help primary producers in Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe and Swan who were severely affected by flooding in January and February 2017. The assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief…