Nationals commit to dedicated Geraldton-based rescue chopper

The Nationals WA will commit $30 million towards establishing a dedicated emergency rescue helicopter in Geraldton if returned to government in 2021. Leader Mia Davies joined local MP Ian Blayney and other National party colleagues today in the regional city to make the announcement. “Having a rescue helicopter stationed in Geraldton would provide a life-saving…

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,”…