Labor lacks credibility on FIFO

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has slammed the State Government for its weak comments on reducing Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) work practices in regional WA.  Ms Boydell said it was clear new Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston, whose electorate is located in Cannington, had no credibility on the issue and called…

Foreign investment key to developing North West

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell has emphasised the importance of foreign investment as a means to unlock the untapped potential of the North West’s agriculture sector at the 2016 EASTxWEST Forum in Shenzhen, China. The EASTxWEST Forum is a biennial event that was established by the Local Governments of Australia’s North West…

More detail needed on Utah Point Bill

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC this week moved a motion to refer the Pilbara Port Assets (Disposal) Bill 2015 to a Parliamentary Committee for further consideration in detail. Ms Boydell said the decision of the State Parliament’s Upper House to support her motion to refer the Bill to the Standing Committee…

More scrutiny needed on Mining Bill

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has called for the Mining Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 to be referred to Parliamentary Committee to ensure it is properly scrutinised before it is passed through the Upper House. Ms Boydell said referral to Committee was needed to afford prospectors and small miners the thorough…