Grants music to the ears
Community groups in the Pilbara have been given a boost through the latest round of grants from Easternwell, a subsidiary of Broadspectrum.
Earbus Foundation of Western Australia, Karratha Softball Association, Port Walcott Yacht Club, Dismantle and Relationships Australia Western Australia shared more than $8500 in funding.
Earbus program manager Emma Cahill said the grant would be used to purchase important diagnostic equipment.
“Our focus is on early detection of middle ear disease, and its potential life-long effects on Aboriginal and at-risk children living in remote areas of Western Australia,” she said.
Easternwell has provided more than $98,500 to 57 groups in the Pilbara region since 2011.