Capacity building case studies

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The key purpose of this series of case studies was to illustrate how Regional Development Investment contributed to building the capacity of project proponents. The case studies revealed that involvement in Royalties for Regions projects resulted in enhancing the capacity of project proponents including private organisations, local and state government agencies. To learn more, see the case studies below.

The key purpose of this series of case studies was to illustrate how Regional Development Investment contributed to building the capacity of project proponents. The case studies revealed that involvement in Royalties for Regions projects resulted in enhancing the capacity of project proponents including private organisations, local and state government agencies. To learn more, see the case studies below.

  • Attracting investment through the Katanning Town Centre Commercial and Streetscape Revitalisation Project

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    over 2 years ago

    Royalties for Regions provided $8.7 million to the Shire of Katanning to revitalise the Katanning Town Centre and help attract investors and residents to the WA’s Great Southern region. The Shire and local businesses have already felt the benefits of the Project in collaborative relationships and investment possibilities. Click here to read about how Royalties for Regions has assisted to create a vibrant town centre for Katanning.

    Royalties for Regions provided $8.7 million to the Shire of Katanning to revitalise the Katanning Town Centre and help attract investors and residents to the WA’s Great Southern region. The Shire and local businesses have already felt the benefits of the Project in collaborative relationships and investment possibilities. Click here to read about how Royalties for Regions has assisted to create a vibrant town centre for Katanning.

  • Building capacity at the City of Greater Geraldton

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    over 2 years ago

    The Place Road/Flores Road intersection upgrade has provided the staff at the City of Greater Geraldton skills, experiences and networks to deliver major capital works projects. The Royalties for Regions funded project received over $3 million to help upgrade the Place Road/Flores Road intersection. The project looked at upgrading the double ‘T’ intersection, which is now a four-way intersection controlled by lights and is accessible to 36.5 metre trucks. Click here to read more on how the Place Road/Flores Road upgrade built capacity in the City of Greater Geraldton staff.

    The Place Road/Flores Road intersection upgrade has provided the staff at the City of Greater Geraldton skills, experiences and networks to deliver major capital works projects. The Royalties for Regions funded project received over $3 million to help upgrade the Place Road/Flores Road intersection. The project looked at upgrading the double ‘T’ intersection, which is now a four-way intersection controlled by lights and is accessible to 36.5 metre trucks. Click here to read more on how the Place Road/Flores Road upgrade built capacity in the City of Greater Geraldton staff.

  • Centre for Rural and Remote Health Education

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    over 2 years ago

    Research into rural, remote and Aboriginal health research is being improved thanks to the $1.1 million investment from Royalties for Regions. The biggest impact seen from upgrading the Centre is the way students are trained. Students are being trained more innovatively through the use of state-of-the-art simulation technology and video resources. Such resources allow students to become work-ready and enjoy the learning experience. To read more on why students enjoying learning at the Western Australian Centre for Rural Health, click here.

    Research into rural, remote and Aboriginal health research is being improved thanks to the $1.1 million investment from Royalties for Regions. The biggest impact seen from upgrading the Centre is the way students are trained. Students are being trained more innovatively through the use of state-of-the-art simulation technology and video resources. Such resources allow students to become work-ready and enjoy the learning experience. To read more on why students enjoying learning at the Western Australian Centre for Rural Health, click here.

  • Expanding capacity at the Wagin Community Resource Centre

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    over 2 years ago

    The Wagin Community Resource Centre (CRC) has been able to expand capacity thanks to the Royalties for Regions investment of over $335,000. As a result of the project employment numbers have increased by 200 percent, set clear strategic community direction, expanded diverse community services, and generated additional revenue to assist the CRC to become sustainable in the long term. To read more on how the Wagin CRC has expanded capacity, click here.

    The Wagin Community Resource Centre (CRC) has been able to expand capacity thanks to the Royalties for Regions investment of over $335,000. As a result of the project employment numbers have increased by 200 percent, set clear strategic community direction, expanded diverse community services, and generated additional revenue to assist the CRC to become sustainable in the long term. To read more on how the Wagin CRC has expanded capacity, click here.

  • How the Boyanup and District Farmers Market was permanently housed

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    over 2 years ago

    Customers had to previously fend off all weather conditions from heavy rain and storm to hot days before the Boyanup and District Farmers Markets was permanently housed. Almost $35,000 of Royalties for Regions investment has helped build an undercover structure to permanently house the Farmers Markets to allow farmers to sell produce to customers directly. To read more on Royalties for Regions contribution to housing the Farmers Markets, click here.

    Customers had to previously fend off all weather conditions from heavy rain and storm to hot days before the Boyanup and District Farmers Markets was permanently housed. Almost $35,000 of Royalties for Regions investment has helped build an undercover structure to permanently house the Farmers Markets to allow farmers to sell produce to customers directly. To read more on Royalties for Regions contribution to housing the Farmers Markets, click here.

  • How the Derby Visitors Centre is helping tourism in the Kimberley

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    over 2 years ago

    Tourism is projected to rise in the Kimberley region after the Derby Visitor Centre refurbishing. The $200,000 Royalties for Regions funded project provides tourist information, coach and accommodation bookings, as well as selling souvenirs and tourism-related merchandise. “…Because of the higher profile of tourism through the centre, it has built a momentum building exercise—people drive past and the locals see the car park full and they think that's great—it's a snowball effect. It makes it visible for the community.” To read more information on how Royalties for Regions helped the Derby Visitors Centre, click here.

    Tourism is projected to rise in the Kimberley region after the Derby Visitor Centre refurbishing. The $200,000 Royalties for Regions funded project provides tourist information, coach and accommodation bookings, as well as selling souvenirs and tourism-related merchandise. “…Because of the higher profile of tourism through the centre, it has built a momentum building exercise—people drive past and the locals see the car park full and they think that's great—it's a snowball effect. It makes it visible for the community.” To read more information on how Royalties for Regions helped the Derby Visitors Centre, click here.

  • Helping remote communities thrive in WA's north

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    over 2 years ago

    EON looks at helping communities set up and develop edible gardens, growing fruit and vegetables. Community members are trained to maintain the gardens and gain a better understanding on the importance on healthy eating. Through the $1.6 million contribution from Royalties for Regions, the Program was able to expand from the original six communities it worked in, to a total of 16 remote Aboriginal communities; 13 in the Kimberley and three in the Pilbara. Click here to find out how Royalties for Regions helped the EON Thriving Communities Program.

    EON looks at helping communities set up and develop edible gardens, growing fruit and vegetables. Community members are trained to maintain the gardens and gain a better understanding on the importance on healthy eating. Through the $1.6 million contribution from Royalties for Regions, the Program was able to expand from the original six communities it worked in, to a total of 16 remote Aboriginal communities; 13 in the Kimberley and three in the Pilbara. Click here to find out how Royalties for Regions helped the EON Thriving Communities Program.

  • How the Albany Hospice is improving services

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    over 2 years ago

    Over $4.5 million of Royalties for Regions funding has been invested into the not-for-profit run Albany Community Hospice. Due for completion in December 2016, the Hospice is expected to provide better facilities, and gain extra benefits of being located next to the Albany Health Campus, including opportunities for staff and volunteers. To read more on how the Albany Community Hospice’s relocation has made a difference to the Great Southern region, click here.

    Over $4.5 million of Royalties for Regions funding has been invested into the not-for-profit run Albany Community Hospice. Due for completion in December 2016, the Hospice is expected to provide better facilities, and gain extra benefits of being located next to the Albany Health Campus, including opportunities for staff and volunteers. To read more on how the Albany Community Hospice’s relocation has made a difference to the Great Southern region, click here.

  • Improving services and respite facilities in Northam

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    over 2 years ago

    Elderly people in Northam are now receiving improved day care and respite facilities thanks to Royalties for Regions. The $3 million investment has seen a major upgrade to the Killara Adult Day Care and Respite Centre; including an increase by 300 percent in patient capacity with specialised equipment, delivery of tiered services to clients, and increase in overnight limits. To read more on how the Killara Adult Day Care and Respite Centre is improving respite services in the Wheatbelt, click here.

    Elderly people in Northam are now receiving improved day care and respite facilities thanks to Royalties for Regions. The $3 million investment has seen a major upgrade to the Killara Adult Day Care and Respite Centre; including an increase by 300 percent in patient capacity with specialised equipment, delivery of tiered services to clients, and increase in overnight limits. To read more on how the Killara Adult Day Care and Respite Centre is improving respite services in the Wheatbelt, click here.

  • Improving dementia services in Albany's New Hawthorn House

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    over 2 years ago

    The re-design and construction of the Hawthorn House in Albany has resulted in improved responses to the demand for dementia services. The completion of the $0.99 million Royalties for Regions funded project has allowed Alzheimer’s Australia Western Australia (AAWA) to design and construct the New Hawthorn House facility. The new facility will also increase Hawthorn House’s capacity to better meet staff and volunteer requirements to effectively run its operations. To read more on how Hawthorn House is providing better dementia care in the Great Southern, click here.

    The re-design and construction of the Hawthorn House in Albany has resulted in improved responses to the demand for dementia services. The completion of the $0.99 million Royalties for Regions funded project has allowed Alzheimer’s Australia Western Australia (AAWA) to design and construct the New Hawthorn House facility. The new facility will also increase Hawthorn House’s capacity to better meet staff and volunteer requirements to effectively run its operations. To read more on how Hawthorn House is providing better dementia care in the Great Southern, click here.