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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.

Labor must take strong stand against criminal vegan manifesto

The Nationals WA have called on the McGowan Government to take a tougher stance against extreme vegan activist groups, after media reports revealed a radical manifesto was inciting criminal behaviour.

Labor must incentivise cops to go bush

The Nationals WA have called on the McGowan Government to immediately increase incentives for police officers to move to – or remain in – regional Western Australia.

Disappointment as Virgin quits Geraldton

The Nationals WA have expressed disappointment at a decision by Virgin Australia to end its daily service between Perth and Geraldton.

100+ jobs at risk in Wheatbelt: Davies

More than 100 jobs in the Wheatbelt are at risk after the McGowan Labor Government put the brakes on expansion of the Edna May mine in Westonia

Redman refers bureaucrats to Public Sector Commission

The Nationals WA have asked the Public Sector Commission to investigate a taxpayer-funded advertising campaign designed to smear the Federal Government.

State Government gives Federal Labor a free pass on ending live export

The Nationals WA have accused the State Government of giving their Federal counterparts a “free pass” to shut down WA’s $250 million live export industry.

STATE BUDGET WRAP-UP

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies says this year’s State Budget was a missed opportunity for Labor to rectify the decisions of previous years to cut key programs and funding for regional projects.

Big Nick pledges HECS relief for regional jobseekers

The Nationals WA want to abolish HECS debt for those prepared to live and work in regional WA in a bid to address the growing skills shortage in the bush.

Surplus built on the grave of Royalties for Regions

The Nationals WA have lamented a Budget surplus built on the grave of Royalties for Regions as spending on Metronet outstrips the once transformational regional development program.  

State Government Needs to do More to Address Water Challenges in Great Southern

The Nationals WA have called on the State Government to provide greater support to individual farmers in the Great Southern who are suffering some of the lowest rainfall levels on record. Member for the Agricultural Region, Colin de Grussa MLC, said the State Government’s recent announcement that the Mt Short area in the Shire of Ravensthorpe had been declared an...