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Nationals call for Kalgoorlie MRI to be fast-tracked ahead of tender announcement

The State Government has confirmed the contract for construction of the long-awaited Kalgoorlie Health Campus MRI suite will be released to Tenders WA next week, following questions from The Nationals WA in Parliament. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell called on the Government to fast-track the important construction project, saying it had…

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…

Ag curriculum to foster understanding & promote career pathways

The Nationals WA will seek to include mandatory agriculture units in the WA curriculum after a motion was successfully passed at the Party’s State Conference in Exmouth last weekend. Education spokesperson Peter Rundle said the introduction of a compulsory agriculture curriculum in primary and secondary schools would have many benefits. “A greater emphasis on agriculture…