Major supermarkets need to meet consumer egg-spectations

The Nationals WA have written to all major supermarket chains in WA seeking an explanation for the current egg shortage and requesting further information on supermarket pricing decisions and auditing and traceability processes. Agricultural spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC said the letter was prompted following regular meetings with WA egg producers. “Egg producers are deeply…

Martin Receiving his Flu Shot

Martin welcomes expanded vaccinations by pharmacists

West Australians will be able to get vaccinated against illnesses such as whooping cough, measles and meningococcal disease at their local pharmacy from 1 August 2019 following changes made by the State Government. Nationals spokesperson for health Martin Aldridge welcomed the move and recognised the important healthcare contribution community pharmacies make to regional communities. “The…

Eco Packaging a Sustainable Way Forward

Member for Warren Blackwood, Terry Redman has commended the Southern Forests Food Council’s response to consumer demand to introduce eco-packaging initiatives. The Southern Forests Food Council (SFFC) was founded in 2010 by a group of passionate local producers who received a $5 million investment through Royalties for Regions to kick-start their marketing efforts. Mr Redman…