Metrodebt passes Parliament on the back of Royalties for Regions raid

The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell has cautiously welcomed the passing of the latest Metronet legislation through the Upper House this week, but has questioned the cost for regional taxpayers. Ms Boydell said The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2019 passed through the Upper House last night and would allow the construction of the Government’s…

Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

Petition calls for Parliament to consider egg industry concerns

The Nationals WA are supporting calls from egg producers and consumers for an inquiry into the ongoing sustainability of the State’s egg industry. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa today received a petition containing more than 1,000 signatures, which he will table in Parliament next week. “This petition, coordinated by WA egg producers, demonstrates the weight…