Labor not concerned by criminal animal activists

The McGowan Government has seemingly abandoned its pledge to prioritise legislation to deter animal activists from committing crimes against lawfully operating WA farms and businesses. Labor MP Darren West, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, confirmed the Government’s reprioritisation this week, stating: “it’s time to stop talking about vegans” and “vegans are nowhere…

Geraldton Fishermen’s Cooperative Recognised for International Excellence

Member for the Agricultural Region Colin de Grussa congratulates the Geraldton Fishermen’s Cooperative, who were winners at this week’s Australia-China Business Awards. GFC took out the elite Business Excellence Award for Agriculture, Food and Beverage, amongst stiff competition from much bigger organisations. Mr de Grussa said the GFC were very deserving winners of this award.…

Nats Welcome Federal Move Towards Right to Repair

The Nationals WA have welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s moves towards introducing right to repair legislation in Australia. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa said the Federal Government’s consultation paper – which proposes a mandatory scheme for the sharing of motor vehicle servicing and repair information – reflected a push towards similar legislation being introduced in the…