Grassroots community and business grants to boost regional development goals

A new election commitment launched by The Nationals WA will provide regional community organisations and businesses opportunities to access small and medium grants from Royalties for Regions. Leader Mia Davies announced The Nationals WA would return the Regional Grants Scheme and the Community Chest as part of an $85 million Royalties for Regions-funded grant program in Geraldton…

Nationals pledge $9 million to expand popular Pringle Village with 60 extra units

The Nationals WA have unveiled a significant commitment to expand living for seniors in Kalgoorlie by co-funding another 60 independent living units (ILUs) at Pringle Village. Leader Mia Davies and candidate for Kalgoorlie Rowena Olsen made the $9 million announcement at Pringle Village today alongside board members of Goldfields Masonic Homes Inc. “Our commitment will…

Port Hedland buy-back a complete farce

The Nationals WA candidate for Pilbara Scott Bourne says the Labor Government’s policy on the run in relation to the Hedland Buy-back Scheme is a complete farce. Mr Bourne said the decision by Ports Minister Alannah MacTiernan to impose a $13,450 levy on ship operators carrying iron ore defies all logic. “Minister MacTiernan has shirked…

Community champions join the fight for regional WA

The Nationals WA have added five regional champions to contest the important Upper House Agricultural and Mining and Pastoral Regions at the upcoming 2021 State election. Northampton account manager, father and self-professed ‘farmer’s husband’ Rob Horstman joins the Agricultural Region ticket, supporting MPs Colin de Grussa and Martin Aldridge, City of Greater Geraldton Councillor Natasha…