Hey Albo! Keep Fitzgibbon away from the ag portfolio

The Nationals WA have expressed disappointment at Joel Fitzgibbon’s reappointment to the Opposition front bench today amid fears he wants to tear down WA’s crucial live export industry. With new Labor leader Anthony Albanese expected to reappoint Mr Fitzgibbon as Shadow Agriculture Minister as early as this weekend, the industry’s relief at a Coalition election…

Geraldton Fishermen’s Cooperative Recognised for International Excellence

Member for the Agricultural Region Colin de Grussa congratulates the Geraldton Fishermen’s Cooperative, who were winners at this week’s Australia-China Business Awards. GFC took out the elite Business Excellence Award for Agriculture, Food and Beverage, amongst stiff competition from much bigger organisations. Mr de Grussa said the GFC were very deserving winners of this award.…

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…