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More detail needed on Utah Point Bill

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC this week moved a motion to refer the Pilbara Port Assets (Disposal) Bill 2015 to a Parliamentary Committee for further consideration in detail.

Ms Boydell said the decision of the State Parliament’s Upper House to support her motion to refer the Bill to the Standing Committee on Legislation would be vital to ensuring any long term lease arrangements serve in the best interests of all Western Australians.

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The Nationals WA will not support sale of Fremantle Port - Duncan

The Nationals WA today confirmed their opposition to the sale of the Fremantle Port.

Leader of The Nationals WA Terry Redman MLA and the Parliamentary National Party team stated their position at Parliament House earlier today.

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The Nationals WA will not support sale of Fremantle Port - Catania

The Nationals WA today confirmed their opposition to the sale of the Fremantle Port.

Leader of The Nationals WA Terry Redman MLA and the Parliamentary National Party team stated their position at Parliament House earlier today.

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Full Mobile Black Spot Programme schedule and locations announced

The Commonwealth Government has announced details for the locations and time-frames of the 128 new and upgraded mobile phone towers being delivered across regional WA though the Mobile Black Spot Programme.

The $385 million program is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Government and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project.

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West Busselton infill sewerage project completed

  • Work now complete on $17.5 million infill sewerage project in West Busselton
  • Project allows 381 residential lots to connect to the central wastewater system 

The State Government's Infill Sewerage Program will allow the owners of 381 residential lots in West Busselton to benefit from a connection to the central wastewater system.

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AvonLink and MerredinLink trip pays off for locals, winners announced

Local Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is again encouraging AvonLink and MerredinLink travellers to enter a competition to win a Smart Commuter card. 

“The competition is about rewarding locals patronising both the AvonLink and MerredinLink train services,” Ms Davies said

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Private Members Bill to create new Legislative Assembly electorates

The Nationals WA will introduce legislation to Parliament today aimed at the creation of two additional electoral districts in Western Australia.

Member for the Agricultural Region, Martin Aldridge MLC, will table the Constitution and Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 during Private Members Business today.

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Road safety strategy failing regional motorists after horror weekend

A horror weekend on WA roads has prompted Nationals WA MP Martin Aldridge to call for an urgent review of the State Government’s road safety activities.

Mr Aldridge accused the State Government of sitting idly on more than $140 million of road safety funding while regional motorists were losing their lives.

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Huge uptake for Emergency Services Volunteer Fuel Card

More than 86 per cent of eligible emergency service volunteer groups across regional Western Australia have applied to receive the Royalties for Regions-funded Emergency Services Volunteer Fuel Card (ESVFC).

Applications closed for the card on January 10, six weeks after they opened in November, and saw a staggering 807 out of 933 eligible organisations apply for the ESVFC.

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Nationals oppose forced local government reform

The Nationals WA have once again voiced their opposition in Parliament to forced local government reform, after the City of Perth Bill 2015 came before the Legislative Council this week.

The Bill, which seeks to forcefully expand the City of Perth boundary, is the product of the State Government’s flawed local government reform process spanning several years.

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