Love: GG funding cut a blow to grower groups

WA agricultural grower groups are the latest victim in Labor’s war on Royalties for Regions, after it was confirmed $6 million would be cut from the Grower Group Research and Development Grant (GGRDG) program. The Royalties for Regions-funded GGRDG program was initiated by the previous Government, and championed by The Nationals WA as part of…

Urgent relief needed amid drought conditions

The Nationals WA have called for timely and efficient delivery of drought relief assistance to affected farm businesses across the agricultural region amid unprecedented dry conditions during the 2017 growing season. Following the release of the Grains Industry of WA July crop report, The Nationals spokesperson for agriculture Hon Colin de Grussa MLC said patchy…

RFR-FUNDED SPORT AND RECREATION PROJECTS IN DOUBT

The Nationals WA have vowed to hold the new Minister for Sport and Recreation to account after he committed to retain all ten regionally-based Department of Sport and Recreation offices this week. Spokesperson for sport and recreation Peter Rundle MLA welcomed the news that the offices would be spared from the State Government’s planned government…

Rundle welcomes new food allergy resource for young people

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA has welcomed the Federal Government 250k initiative – a website specifically designed to help resource the 250 000 young Australian’s living with severe allergies. Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, launched the www.250k.org.au website yesterday, which was funded under the National Allergy Strategy. Mr Rundle said that living…