Nationals commit to dedicated Geraldton-based rescue chopper

The Nationals WA will commit $30 million towards establishing a dedicated emergency rescue helicopter in Geraldton if returned to government in 2021. Leader Mia Davies joined local MP Ian Blayney and other National party colleagues today in the regional city to make the announcement. “Having a rescue helicopter stationed in Geraldton would provide a life-saving…

Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

Petition calls for Parliament to consider egg industry concerns

The Nationals WA are supporting calls from egg producers and consumers for an inquiry into the ongoing sustainability of the State’s egg industry. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa today received a petition containing more than 1,000 signatures, which he will table in Parliament next week. “This petition, coordinated by WA egg producers, demonstrates the weight…

State Government pressure could be disastrous

Member for Warren-Blackwood is calling on the State Government to come clean over rumors that they are putting pressure on Talison Lithium in Greenbushes to employ up to 350 workers from Collie to the detriment of locals. The expansion of a third lithium processing plant and a tailing retreatment facility is currently underway and promises…