Opposition calls on Labor to fast-track ag workers into the State

The Opposition has called on the Labor Government to stop ignoring the plight of farmers and start supporting our state’s second largest industry by fast-tracking agriculture workers into Western Australia. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said while the State Government made the right decision to accelerate the recruitment of nurses from overseas and interstate, solutions for…

Member for Roe calls on Labor to invest in life-saving heel prick test for newborn bubs

The Member for Roe has urged the Labor Government to quickly and efficiently rollout a continuing supply of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) tests across the State’s health system that could save the lives of West Australian newborns. In a grievance during Parliament today, Peter Rundle said a Katanning mother had shared her devastating experience with…

Labor must stop being secretive around the SafeWA app and start reassuring West Australians

The Opposition has raised concerns about the Labor Government rejecting and ignoring requests to provide easily obtainable data around the use of the SafeWA app. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said the refusal to provide percentage break downs from West Australian venues of the number of check-ins compared to the number of attendees begged the question…

ARE YOU A REGISTERED ORGAN DONOR?

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies has urged West Australians to register as organ and tissue donors as part of DonateLife’s Great Registration Race being held this July and August. Ms Davies said DonateLife were aiming to sign up at least 100,000 more donors, helping to give critically ill or injured people a second chance…

Australia’s big banks failing regional communities by closing early and shutting branches

The Nationals WA have voiced their dissent over major Australian banks choosing to reduce service operations in regional WA following revelations Commonwealth Bank were severely cutting opening hours across 90 rural branches. Local Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies said the decision sent the wrong signal to hard-working communities who deserved face-to-face services all day,…