Regional child care services at risk of closure will be boosted by a new round of government funding.
Child care providers in regional WA will be able to apply for Royalties for Regions funding of up to $10,000 under the $9.3 million Regional Child Care Development Fund launched today.
Community Services Minister Robyn McSweeney and Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls said the money would ensure the long-term viability of quality child care to regional families.
Mrs McSweeney said priority would be given to services at risk of closure or deemed in high community need.
"If we want to build strong, vibrant regional communities then families in those communities need quality child care," she said.
"The aim of these grants and the Regional Child Care Development Fund is to ensure that families in regional communities have access to quality services."