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Labor not to be trusted on ag-education

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust account that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites.

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The Nationals’ plan to boost training fund for local workers

Member of the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC has welcomed The Nationals’ plan to help build a skilled workforce in Western Australia by extending an existing construction levy to projects in the resources sector.

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The fight isn’t over for Moora Residential College

The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says the Moora community is fed up of the Labor Governments political games and excuses surrounding the closure of the Moora Residential College scheduled for the end of 2018.

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Unexpected $260m GST revenue could reverse education cuts in Moore

Moore MP Shane Love MLA is calling for a small allocation of the State’s GST windfall to reverse the Labor Government’s cuts to regional education.

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Extra GST revenue must be used to reverse regional cuts

The Nationals WA are calling for a small portion of the State’s GST windfall to be allocated to reversing Labor’s heartless cuts to regional education.

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Holt welcomes return of South West Cheese production

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has welcomed the recent announcement by Brownes that they will be restarting cheese production at their Brunswick Cheese Factory.

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New 60km/hr speed zone for Hibbertia Way

An extension of the 60km/hr speed zone on Great Northern Highway south of Bindoon has been roundly welcomed by local Bindoon Vista Estate residents.

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Nats call on Labor slush fund to be referred to special inquiry

The Nationals WA have called for a special inquiry into a McGowan Government program which splurged $39 million of taxpayer money on pet Labor projects, including a Perth-based Chihuahua rescue service.

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New Figures Confirm Labor has Abandoned Roe

20 December 2017

Millions of dollars of Royalties for Regions funding has been ripped out of Roe by the McGowan Government, letting down regional communities says Member for Roe Peter Rundle.

New figures tabled in State Parliament by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development confirm the extent of the hatchet taken to local projects.

Regional families, education, pensioners and community infrastructure has been hit hardest with funding for programmes such as the Boarding Away from Home Allowance, Community Pool Revitalisation, Community Resource Centres and the Country Age pension Fuel Card slashed by a combined $25 million.

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Labor Bows to Nationals Pressure for Animal Welfare Inquiry

WA’s Agriculture Minister today referred her own contentious animal welfare legislation to a Parliamentary Committee following pressure from The Nationals WA, who say it didn’t meet industry or community expectations.

Agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa, who led the charge for the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2017 to be put under the microscope, said the legislation required significant alterations before it would be supported by The Nationals WA.

He said the Minister’s referral was an admission she had rushed legislation into Parliament for political reasons to meet her own animal welfare agenda.

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