WA Nats welcome Federal Ministry appointments

The Nationals WA have welcomed the appointment of a new Coalition Ministry with four Nationals selected to senior Cabinet positions. The announcement comes after Michael McCormack was last week backed to continue as Federal leader of The Nationals and, consequentially, Deputy Prime Minister. State Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell said Mr McCormack – who continues as…

Labor “mushy headed” on vegan activists

WA’s Attorney General has backed down on his threat to slap animal activists who trespass on farming properties with restraining orders. Under questioning from The Nationals WA during a Budget estimates hearing this week, Attorney General John Quigley revealed he was now considering community supervision orders for vegan activists convicted of trespass, rather than a…