NEW $16M FILM FUND PUTS REGIONS IN THE PICTURE

Regional Western Australia is set to benefit from a new $16 million Regional Film Fund, designed to drive production, investment and job creation across country WA. Member for Kalgoorlie, Wendy Duncan MLA, said the innovative initiative, made possible through funding from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program, aimed to give WA the edge in…

Senate Candidate condemns Backpacker Tax decision

The Nationals WA Senate Candidate Kado Muir has condemned the Federal Government’s decision to push ahead with its damaging Backpacker Tax, warning increases to tax rates on working holidaymakers to 32.5 per cent would have disastrous implications for regional WA.  “The Federal Government consulted widely on this proposed legislation and despite overwhelming opposition from the…

Brown wins preselection

At last weekends State Council meeting the assembled delegates of The Nationals WA unanimously endorsed Paul Brown MP to contest the seat of Geraldton at the 2017 state election. Mr Brown said, “I am extremely humbled by my party’s overwhelming endorsement this weekend, and I am now looking forward to gaining the support of the…