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Catch up on all the latest media releases, opinion pieces, photos and videos featuring Mia Davies and The Nationals WA team - keeping you informed about what's happening in our regional communities.

Better late than never: Labor commit to prescribed burning program

The McGowan Government’s last minute decision to continue the Enhanced Prescribed Burning Program has been welcomed by The Nationals WA.

New bush mobile tower investment welcome

Nationals Senate candidate Nick Fardell and Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC have welcomed improved mobile phone coverage and more reliable communications in Western Australia by the Federal Government.

Labor backflips on drone law review

The Nationals WA have criticised the McGowan Labor Government for retreating from a previous commitment to review drone legislation in Western Australia.

Nats demand an explanation from Racing Minister after mass resignations

The Nationals WA are demanding an explanation from the Racing and Gaming Minister after all five members of the Thoroughbred Racing Committee (TRC) resigned en masse.

Less money for prescribed burning leaves South West vulnerable

South West communities will be at a higher risk of bushfire next summer amid revelations this year’s prescribed burning program has suffered due to McGowan Government budget cuts.

Redman pushes back on biosecurity levy

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said feedback from impacted landowners in his electorate regarding the recent pest levy imposed on them, has highlighted the need and importance of the Biosecurity and Agricultural Management Act (2007) review that is now overdue. The Act allows the Minister for Agriculture to sign off on a levy, imposed on landowners, to support Recognised Biosecurity...

Two Years of State Labor Government - Redman's Review

Two years after the election of the McGowan Government, local Member of Parliament Terry Redman has reviewed the positives and negatives for the Warren-Blackwood region. “I am pleased the Southern Forest Food Council has continued to be funded as this group has achieved brand recognition and new markets for produce from the Manjimup-Pemberton region,” Mr Redman said. “This alongside continued...

Labor MPs caught wagging important conference for regional families

The McGowan Government’s lack of care and understanding for regional students and their families has again been laid bare after Labor MPs were caught wagging a key conference.

"Slow Food", Coles and Aldi Dragged into Axing $1 Milk

Member for the Agricultural Region Colin de Grussa has welcomed the decision by Coles and Aldi to axe $1 per litre milk, saying it was “about time”. Both supermarkets will raise the price of milk to $1.10 a litre, matching a commitment made by Woolworths in February. Mr de Grussa said this move by Coles and Aldi continued a small...

Minister Logan Failing Volunteer Firefighters

The Nationals WA Emergency Services Spokesperson Colin de Grussa says it is disappointing that the Minister for Emergency Services has again failed to consult and support  volunteer firefighters. The Minister has rejected an offer from WA’s peak body for volunteer firefighters to co-locate at the Bushfire Centre of Excellence to be built in Nambeelup. Mr de Grussa said Mr Logan...