Opinion: Regional hospitals on the chopping block as health crisis worsens

Hospitals in regional WA would be downgraded or closed in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, leaving communities without the ability to access local emergency care, vaccinations, or COVID testing facilities when they need it most. The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is currently undertaking a regional tour attempting to soften expectations as they continue…

Hastings Yangibana project – boost for jobs & growth in Gascoyne & Onslow with Federal Government $140m loan

Member for North West Central, Vince Catania has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to allocate $140 million through the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for the construction of the Hastings Yangibana rare earth project in the Gascoyne region. Vince said “I’ve been lobbying the Federal Government to assist the Hastings Yangibana project with NAIF funding…