Grants help art, young leaders

THE South West will be boosted through the Community Investment stream of the Building Better Regions Fund, according to Forrest MHR Nola Marino.

The Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre received $14,000 for the Changemakers Festival while the Bunbury Harvey Regional Council received $20,000 for the Scrap Battle Recycled Art Competition.

The Changemakers Festival is for young leaders who will share their experiences, followed by a 10-week mentor program and the art competition is for primary and high school-aged children with a focus on recycling.

Source: Bunbury Herald.