Be a berry good citizen; Nats urge shoppers to go out and buy WA strawberries

The Nationals WA have thrown the party’s support behind West Australian strawberry farmers in their time of need, urging consumers to ‘cut strawberries up, not out’. Spokesperson for agriculture Colin de Grussa said WA’s strawberry industry had been thrown into disarray following reports of contaminated produce in recent days. “Local growers have been forced to…

Labor gets SMART – finally

After months of calling for the McGowan Government to remove its head from the sand, The Nationals WA have welcomed Labor’s latest backflip to trial SMART drum lines off the South West coast. Fisheries spokesperson Colin de Grussa said a series of meetings with NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair had convinced him of the…