Infrastructure WA must review Perth freight network

The Nationals WA have renewed calls for an independent assessment of the Perth Freight Link project that was recklessly abandoned by the McGowan Government in 2017. Transport spokesperson Vince Catania said once established, independent advisory body Infrastructure WA should investigate how Labor’s scuttling of Roe 8 will impact freight and the future of Fremantle Port.…

Tom Price and Carnarvon volunteers feature in Firefighting Awards finalists

Volunteer Firefighting services in Tom Price and Carnarvon have dominated in the annual Firefighting Awards, with young and senior volunteers also being recognised as finalists. Nationals WA Member for North West Central Vince Catania has congratulated all of the local finalists in the various award categories: Team AchievementTom Price VBFB and VFRS Youth Achievement AwardCallum…

Wiluna dire fire risk needs solution from Minister

Member for North West Central Vince Catania is calling on the State Government to fund a new firefighting appliance for Wiluna after visiting the northern Goldfields town and meeting its chief volunteer firefighter last week. Mr Catania said numerous requests for a new appliance to increase structural firefighting and road crash response capacity from Wiluna…

Labor neglecting true value of visitor centres

The Labor Government continues to ignore regional Western Australia’s tourism potential by turning its back on rural visitor centres to focus on Perth and Rottnest. Tourism spokesman for The Nationals WA Vince Catania said the McGowan Government had little interest in leveraging local knowledge, services and opportunities offered by the visitor centre network to upsell…