The advance of world-class science in rural medicine and natural resource management in the Great Southern takes a big step forward on Monday with the opening of The University of Western Australia's new $6.2 million UWA Albany Science Building in Stirling Terrace, Albany.
The Hon Brendon Grylls, MLA, Minister for Regional Development, Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development and Leader of the National Party of WA; and the Hon Peter Collier, MLC, WA Minister for Education, will jointly open the new facility.
The ceremony will also be attended by Great Southern Development Commission Chief Executive Officer Bruce Manning, Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington, UWA Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Robyn Owens and internationally renowned plant conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper, who is UWA's new Chair in Biodiversity.
Event: Opening of new UWA Albany Sciences Centre.
Date: Monday 29 October 2012.
Address: 31 Stirling Terrace, Albany.