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Question Without Notice No. 442 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 May 2020 by Hon Colin Tincknell

Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

REGIONAL NEW INDUSTRIES FUND

442. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the Minister for Regional Development:

Can the minister please advise what grants have been made from the $4.5 million earmarked for regional startups in the state government's $14.5 million new industries fund?

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

I thank the member for the question. There are a range of projects. I have them in tabular form and I seek leave to incorporate it into Hansard.

Leave granted.

The following material was incorporated —

The following 14 projects have been funded through the Regional New Industries Fund (RNIF):

Project Name

Proponent

RNIF Funding ($)

Mid West Eco-Tourism Incubator

Pollinators Inc.

120,000

Design and Innovation in the Great Southern (DIGS Hub)

Creative Albany Inc.

340,000

Supporting the Wheatbelt Innovation Ecosystem

Wheatbelt Business Network Inc.

77,000

Closed Loop Manuka Ecosystem Trials

Manukalife

80,000

Launchpad

Web Business Hub

100,000

Strategic Development of a Flax Industry in WA

Southern Dirt Inc.

100,000

Tourism Experience Accelerator Program

Great Southern Centre for Outdoor Recreation Excellence

77,831

Geraldton Web Girls Flash

Pollinators Inc.

21,000

Igniting Place-Based Microenterprise in the Kimberley

Enterprise Partnerships WA Limited

59,445

Building Regional Capacity for Innovation

Spacecubed Venture Pty Ltd (MeshPoints)

250,000

Regional Social Enterprise Innovation Partnership – Kimberley/Gascoyne Pilot

Impact Seed

92,000

Vertically Integrated Digital Supply Chain to Capitalise on High Value Chilled and Frozen WA Meat Export Opportunities

Stirling to Coast Farmers Inc.

225,000

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Product Development Project

Aboriginal Art Centre Hub of WA

175,000

Pilbara and Kimberley Tropical Rock Oyster Production Industry Collaboration (TROPIC)

Maxima Pearling Company Pty Ltd

150,000