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New report shows value of grower groups

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Save our Rescue Helicopter Success

The South West will get to keep its rescue helicopter after the McGowan Government caved to community pressure and a strong campaign from The Nationals WA.

Nationals Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC said a stampede of community support for The Nationals’ Save Our Rescue Chopper petition had forced the Premier’s hand.

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Labor ignors community calls to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018.

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Labor ignoring pleas to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018.

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Government Must Respond to ESL Review

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC is calling for a
State Government response to the Economic Regulation Authority’s recent review of the
Emergency Service Levy.


The review made 27 recommendations including tasking an independent organisation to
advise Government on management of the ESL and how it might fund a Rural Fire
Service.

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