Labor’s crocodile tears won’t save CRCs

The Nationals WA continue to pile pressure on the McGowan Government over Labor’s proposal to cut funding for Community Resource Centres in half. Leader Mia Davies, along with Warren-Blackwood MP Terry Redman and Roe MP Peter Rundle, today presented the Government with petitions featuring more than 1000 signatures protesting the CRC cuts. It comes after…

Love issues budget wishlist

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has outlined his wish list of projects to be funded ahead of this week’s State Budget but admits local communities are on tenterhooks preparing for more Labor cuts. Mr Love said after just 12 months in power, the McGowan Government had decimated Moore by failing to honour funding for education,…

Labor to slash CRC funding across Moore

Moore MP Shane Love MLA says a decision by the Labor Government to slash Community Resource Centre funding will destroy many regional communities. Mr Love said the reduction of $10 million would have a dramatic impact on the service delivery capacity of the State’s CRC Network. “Our CRCs are the shopfront for government services, assist…

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…

Don’t Trust Labor with Agriculture

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites. The petition, tabled by agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC, contained more than 400 signatures calling on the Premier…