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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.

Nats welcome McGowan backflip but the fight rages on

The McGowan Government’s partial reversal of its cruel suite of education cuts is a show of regional Western Australia’s “people power”, according to The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies.

West Australians cannot trust the major parties to fix GST mess

A vote for Labor at the next Federal election is a vote to retain the GST system which has robbed Western Australia of billions of dollars, according to The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell.

Excellence at Manjimup Senior High School

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman extends his congratulations to Manjimup Senior High School on the outstanding exam results achieved after it was recently revealed they ranked eighth of all WA schools. “It is very encouraging to see a regional public school achieve such a high average exam result in the Year 12 end of year exams,” Mr Redman said.

Participation rates expected to plummet from KidSport cuts

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA says a McGowan Government decision to reduce the value of KidSport vouchers and remove some club-based organisations from the program altogether will reduce participation rates of at-risk children and youth.

Participation rates to plummet from KidSport cuts

Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman says a McGowan Government decision to reduce the value of KidSport vouchers and remove some club-based organisations from the program altogether will reduce participation rates of at-risk children and youth.

Labor’s Regional Rip Off Now Targeting Ag Colleges

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC says that the Labor Government’s plan to pull out 20 percent of funds from the Agricultural Education Farm Provisions Trust each year is a further extension of the regional rip-off being perpetrated by the McGowan Government.

Labor to raid Trust funds from WA Colleges of Agriculture

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is dismayed with the Labor McGowan Government proposal to annually raid 20 percent of funds from the Agricultural Education Farm Provisions Trust. The five WA agricultural colleges – Cunderdin, Denmark, Harvey, Morawa and Narrogin, as well as the Esperance SHS Farm Training Centre each contribute 40 percent of farm revenue to the Trust monthly.

VacSwim to cost families more

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is frustrated with the McGowan Labor Government’s latest announcement that families will be forced to pay around double for children to participate in VacSwim classes. Labor Minister for Education and Training, Hon Sue Ellery announced that fees for a 10 day program will increase from $13.50 to $30, or $20 for families with a concession...

Cuts to regional education disadvantage families and children

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is outraged the McGowan Labor Government has cut a raft of regional educational programs that will limit learning opportunities for school children. School camps at Bridgetown and Pemberton are set to close at the end of 2018 despite covering most of their costs and offering high quality educational experiences.

Labor's Lack of Organisation Lets Down Volunteer Groups

8 December 2017 The Labor Government has failed volunteer emergency services by dragging their heels on opening applications for the Emergency Service Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme. Nationals WA spokesperson for Emergency Services Hon Colin de Grussa MLC said with the fire season afoot and emergency service volunteers facing a busy holiday season, it was ludicrous that eligible Brigades, Groups and...