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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.

Redman pleased with Margaret River Perimeter Road progress

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is pleased the Margaret River Perimeter Road opened in time for the busy summer holiday season. The community has pushed for a by-pass for nearly 30 years, and when in Government, the Nationals instigated the project through the Royalties for Regions initiative.

Time for Premier to rein in Kelly

Premier Mark McGowan must step in and put an end to his Fisheries Minister’s reckless plot to nationalise the local rock lobster industry, according to The Nationals WA.

Local MPs Call for New Minister to Support Port Staff

13 December 2018 Member for Roe Peter Rundle has called on the new Minister responsible for ports to fix the mess created by the inaction of her predecessor. Premier Mark McGowan announced today that Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan would take over responsibility of ports from Transport Minister Rita Saffioti. Mr Rundle said it was evident the Premier thought...

Nationals Support Helps Deliver Win for Agriculture Sector

31 October 2018 The Nationals WA have secured a major win for the agricultural sector, after the Minister for Agriculture agreed to significant industry and committee supported changes to the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2017. Member for Roe Peter Rundle said The Nationals led the charge for the Bill to be referred to a Legislative Council Parliamentary Committee in March...

Mean McGowan Fails Geraldton and Mid-West Tourism Industry

20 December 2018 The Nationals WA have blasted Mean Mark McGowan for failing to support the Geraldton and Mid-West tourism industry, as the community face a decrease in air services in 2019. Virgin Australia announced yesterday they would be reducing their flight schedule into Geraldton from 12 return services per week to just seven. Member for the Agricultural Region Colin...

Fighting back against rural crime

The Nationals WA are helping concerned locals to shine a light on the impact of rural crime on primary producers and regional communities.

WA’s bumbling prisons minister inexplicably survives Cabinet reshuffle

The Nationals WA have slammed the Premier’s decision to retain Fran Logan as Corrective Services Minister in today’s Cabinet reshuffle.

McGowan Government lost in space on WA agency investment

The Nationals WA have labelled the loss of Australia’s first space agency to South Australia as a major missed opportunity by both the State Government and WA’s Federal MPs. 

Labor's move to seize control of rock lobster fishery raises alarm

The Nationals WA have slammed the McGowan Government’s Putinesque move to seize a commercial stake in WA’s western rock lobster fishery.

Labor’s Putinesque move to seize control of rock lobster fishery raises alarm

The Nationals WA have slammed the McGowan Government’s Putinesque move to seize a commercial stake in WA’s western rock lobster fishery.