Urgent care commitment on track to flop

The Nationals WA have expressed concerns over the Labor Government’s GP Urgent Care Clinic Network with recent data collected showing the cost of the 2019 initiative failing to reflect any significant results. In September last year, the State Government announced the 18-month pilot program as a commitment to ease pressure on busy hospital emergency departments…

Landowners want biosecurity levy eradicated

Farmers and community members are outraged by the threatening letter they received from the Office of State Revenue demanding payment of the biosecurity levy. Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman, said the levy has been an ongoing issue since Minister MacTiernan introduced it in the South West. The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 allows for…

Rural crime

Rural Crime and Animal Activists

The Nationals WA plan to protect farmers, families and communities from rural crime If returned to government in 2021 we will act to protect agricultural properties from rural crime and dissuade criminal activities from animal activists, including reforming the WA Police Rural Stock Squad. Discussion Throughout 2019, regional communities in WA were placed under siege…

Moora education precinct

Moora Education Precinct

The Nationals WA plan to rebuild education in Moora The McGowan State Government plans to close Moora (St James) Residential College at the end of 2018, creating a significant void in education services for regional communities located between Perth and Geraldton. Closure of Moora Residential College will have a devastating impact on the region’s student…