Nationals MPs issue event challenge to WA tourists

Five events in the greater Avon region have secured sponsorship through the 2016/17 Royalties for Regions-funded Regional Events Scheme (RES), and Nationals MPs want you to give them a go. The Avon Descent, Beverley Heroic, York Gourmet Food and Wine Festival, Northam Motorsport Festival and York Motorsport Festival were announced yesterday as local recipients of…

Jensen paying lip-service to GST issue

The Nationals WA candidate for O’Connor has accused independent MP Dr Dennis Jensen of paying lip-service to the issue of GST distributions to Western Australia. A former member of the Liberal Party, Dr Dennis Jensen this week called for all of WA’s Federal candidates to commit to supporting a GST floor should they be elected…

Bunbury business shares in defence funding

A Bunbury business is among metropolitan and regional businesses across Western Australia to share in more than $350,000, as part of the defence-specific round of the State Government’s Industry Facilitation and Support Program (IFSP). Nationals Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt, said Overflow Industrial Pty Ltd would receive $20,092 to purchase fibre optic…