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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 lets down emergency volunteer groups

The Labor Government has failed volunteer emergency services by dragging their heels on opening applications for the Emergency Service Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme. Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said with the fire season afoot and emergency service volunteers facing a busy holiday season, it was ludicrous that eligible Brigades, Groups and Units (BGUs) could still not apply for the cards....

Love: Labor neglects Jurien Bay Marina

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has slammed the McGowan Government for neglecting the Jurien Bay Marina in favour of extravagant commitments in the metropolitan area.

New report shows value of grower groups

The Nationals WA have labelled Grower Groups as economically beneficial to local and regional communities.

Campaign promoting road safety launched

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is keen to promote the 2017 WALGA RoadWise Road Ribbon for Road Safety campaign, which was recently launched and runs until January 5 next year. The campaign is committed to improving road safety by increasing awareness, getting the community involved and working together to reduce road fatalities and injuries in Western Australia.

Love welcomes Indian Ocean Drive safety review

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has welcomed recommendations to improve road safety on Indian Ocean Drive in line with the findings of a review of the road.

Labor Failing to Act On Firearms Transport Issues

Nationals WA Agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC has criticised the Labor Government for failing to act to operational changes made by WA Police limiting the number of carriers approved to transport firearms and ammunition. In August WA Police notified firearm licence holders of the 11 approved carriers, which no longer included Australia Post.

Small business tax cut torpedoed by Labor and Liberal while Nats stand firm

The Nationals cast lonely shadows in the Legislative Assembly last night as the only party in Western Australia prepared to stand up for small business. 

Wheatbelt Art Prize sets new benchmark

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies has said the 2017 Wheatbelt Art Prize has exceeded expectations and continues to grow as a permanent fixture in the region’s arts and culture scene.

Labor’s plan to cut regional health jobs short-sighted

The State Government’s plan to centralise numerous WA Country Health Service (WACHS) staff to Perth and Bunbury is just the start of regional WA’s job neglect under Labor, according to National Party health spokesperson Hon Martin Aldridge MLC.

Labor plans to move regional health jobs to Perth

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is outraged that 41 regional WA Country Health Services jobs will be reduced to 33 and only based in Bunbury and Perth.  “If this is the Labor Party’s commitment to regional jobs, then I think we have reason to be very concerned,” Mr Redman said.