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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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Tax threshold proposal to ease pain for small business

The Nationals WA are moving to protect businesses from the full brunt of cruel payroll tax hikes being imposed by the McGowan Government.

Treasury and finance spokesman Terry Redman will move an amendment to lift the payroll tax exemption threshold from $850,000 to $1 million.

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Play money for Regional Childcare Services

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is a great advocate of regional childcare services saying they deliver enjoyable social times for children, and provide choices for parents to participate in activities or take up work opportunities.

“Families in the regions need the same level of access to quality childcare as those in metropolitan areas, however they face unique challenges due to issues such as distance, isolation and a lack of resources,” Mr Redman said.

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Government at odds on CRC Network future

Nationals WA member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC is ramping up pressure on the State Government to clarify how Community Resources Centres (CRC) will be impacted by Budget cuts.

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