Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

Petition calls for Parliament to consider egg industry concerns

The Nationals WA are supporting calls from egg producers and consumers for an inquiry into the ongoing sustainability of the State’s egg industry. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa today received a petition containing more than 1,000 signatures, which he will table in Parliament next week. “This petition, coordinated by WA egg producers, demonstrates the weight…

Drought plagued farmers still in rent limbo

The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell has called on the Labor Government to heed the call to provide relief from rent payments and shire rates for drought-affected pastoralists. Ms Boydell said much-needed Federal drought assistance was being kept from the reach of pastoralists in the Mining and Pastoral Region because of the technicalities involved…

Call for State, Commonwealth support to develop alternative interstate route

The Nationals WA have called on the State and Federal governments to prioritise an alternative transport route to ensure WA remains connected to the nation during times of disaster. Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell has written to Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure Michael McCormack this week urging Commonwealth support…