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WA Labor Sells Out State's Sheep and Cattle Farmers

19 March 2018 Nationals WA Spokesperson for Agriculture Colin de Grussa MLC has supported industry concerns about the recent announcement that the Labor Government would consider privatising the Muchea Livestock Centre in order to fund the new Boyanup saleyard. “Prior to the 2017 State Election, the Labor Government crowed about being anti-privatisation, yet 12 months later they’re considering privatising an...

Nationals to Introduce Jetty Protection Amendments to Heritage Bill

Nationals WA Members of Parliament Peter Rundle and Vincent Catania will introduce amendments to the Heritage Bill 2017 to preserve the state’s three remaining timber jetties. Mr Rundle and Mr Catania have attempted to introduce specific legislation to protect the Esperance, Carnarvon and Busselton jetties, but this came to a halt after they received advice from the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office...

Bill Removing Limitation for Child Sexual Abuse Claims Passes Parliament

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA has welcomed the passage of a bill that will remove a time limit on victims of sexual abuse bringing legal claims against the State or other organisations through Parliament. The bill which passed both houses on Tuesday, will allow thousands of claimants to access fair reparations for acts of child sexual abuse that may...

Nats welcome McCarthy Review recommendations

The Nationals WA have welcomed the recommendations of the McCarthy Review into live sheep exports. 

CRCs are the answer: Moore

Local MP Shane Love MLA says the Regional Development Minister’s plan to pit Community Resources Centres against each other to fight for funding will ultimately fail regional communities.

Labor’s shoddy treatment of regional WA laid bare on the floor of State Parliament

The Nationals WA condemned the McGowan Government for short-changing the people of regional Western Australia in a motion debated on the floor of State Parliament today.

No reprieve for Moora College in Labor budget

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has expressed his grave disappointment that last week’s budget has completely overlooked the Moora College.

Wyatt’s budget is rotten at the core

The McGowan Government continues to raid Royalties for Regions to pay for day-to-day government services.

Wiluna dire fire risk needs solution from Minister

Member for North West Central Vince Catania is calling on the State Government to fund a new firefighting appliance for Wiluna after visiting the northern Goldfields town and meeting its chief volunteer firefighter last week.

Regional WA always loses in Labor’s budget games

The Labor Government is on notice with The Nationals WA warning any further moves to dismantle regional services and cut funding from the bush will incur an electoral backlash come 2021.