The Nationals WA have once again voiced their opposition in Parliament to forced local government reform, after the City of Perth Bill 2015 came before the Legislative Council this week. The Bill, which seeks to forcefully expand the City of Perth boundary, is the product of the State Government’s flawed local government reform process spanning several years.
The Nationals WA have announced an all-star team to stand up for regional WA at the 2017 State Election. Leader of The Nationals WA, Terry Redman, said a strong, independent, and passionate team had assembled to represent the best interests of regional families, businesses and communities.
Ten regional communities will benefit from a boost in mobile communications in the near future, thanks to the Mobile Black Spot Programme and Royalties for Regions.The $132 million program is supported by the Federal Government and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project.
Water Corporation has completed a $7.8 million suite of projects to improve Denham’s water supply scheme, including the construction of a new water storage tank for the town.Member for North West Central Vince Catania said the new 200,000 litre capacity tank was the last project to be completed as part of the suite of upgrades.
West Coast Fever are taking their skills and expertise to Albany this week. Netball WA has received $9,000 from the State Government, through the Department of Sport and Recreation, for the West Coast Fever Albany pre-season camp from today until February 18, 2016.
Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has called for the Mining Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 to be referred to Parliamentary Committee to ensure it is properly scrutinised before it is passed through the Upper House.Ms Boydell said referral to Committee was needed to afford prospectors and small miners the thorough consultation process they deserved.
Water is an extremely precious resource, and Hon Martin Aldridge MLC wants Mid West and Central Midlands locals to attend two upcoming public briefings on the Royalties for Regions funded Water for Food initiative. An invitation has been extended to local stakeholders and community members to attend the meetings, the first of which will be held at the Priory Hotel...