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The Nationals WA welcomes new PNP members

Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies MLA has congratulated incoming Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA and Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Colin de Grussa MLC on their entry to State Parliament. 

Labor betrays racing industry with WA TAB sale backflip

 The McGowan Government has betrayed Western Australia’s racing industry with its stunning backflip on the sale of the WA TAB.  

Nationals fight to retain independence of Regional Development Commissions

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman stated that he and his Nationals WA colleagues intend to fight for the retention and autonomy of the Development Commissions and the local employment of their staff.  Prior to the election, the Labor Party stated that they supported the Regional Development Commissions, so it is interesting that so soon in Government Minister MacTiernan has stated...

Where is the Federal funding for regional telecommunications?

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman, stated he was disappointed that the newly released Federal budget outlined underwhelming funding for mobile communication towers.  “You would think that something as fundamental as regional communications would be a priority,” Mr Redman said.  Up-to-date communication technology is vital for regional businesses, agricultural practices and...

Budget exposes WA MPs hypocrisy

The 2017 Federal Budget has reaffirmed the failure of Western Australia’s 16 Federal Liberal MPs to properly represent their State.

Terry Redman acknowledges volunteers

Volunteers – the lifeblood of our communities.   Speaking to many volunteers around the Warren-Blackwood, I often hear them say, “I get out of it more than I put in”.  This is such a humble response to the many hours they so generously contribute to our communities.   Friendship, connection,...

Nationals committed to strong local government sector

The Nationals WA have rejected Corruption and Crime Commission head John McKechnie’s blanket criticism of regional local governments, saying it will make it harder to attract good quality candidates as councillors and staff.  

Minister must come clean on plans to dismantle Regional Development Commissions

Nationals Leader Mia Davies has called on the Minister for Regional Development to clarify the future of the State’s nine Regional Development Commissions amidst concern they will be reduced to nothing more than remote outposts of the new centralised Department.

Labor short on detail of forced amalgamations

WA Nationals Leader Mia Davies says Mark McGowan’s plan to dilute the Department of Regional Development shows just how low regional Western Australia is on Labor’s list of priorities.  

No marina = another Labor broken promise

Labor must come clean with the Port Hedland community if it intends to scrap the long-awaited Spoilbank Marina project, according to Nationals WA Mining and Pastoral Hon Jacqui Boydell MLC.