Grills supports moves to integrate resource workers into regional towns

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC has thrown his support behind efforts to better integrate operational fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces into regional host communities. The Goldfields Voluntary Regional Organisation of Councils (GVROC) recently passed a resolution calling for current and proposed FIFO workforces located within 60 kilometres of an established population…

Nationals WA support local pastoralists

The future now looks even brighter for pastoralists, with The Nationals WA announcing a $277 million commitment to support the ongoing growth of the agricultural and pastoral sector. Announced by Leader of The Nationals WA Brendon Grylls yesterday, the policy will build on the hugely successful $300m Seizing the Opportunity in Agriculture initiative, made possible…

Nationals to fight for gas pipeline to Collie

The Nationals WA today committed $50 million towards the construction of a gas pipeline to Collie and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) distribution networks in surrounding towns if elected at the State election.   Announced today by Candidate for Collie-Preston Monique Warnock as part of The Nationals’ plan for Collie, the gas pipeline would be funded by the partial sale of…

Warnock spearheads $10m commitment to ‘Reimagining Collie’

The Nationals WA will invest $10 million to implement the recommendations of the ‘Reimagining Collie’ Report if returned to Government at the State election.   The ‘Reimagining Collie’ Report was developed by the South West Development Commission in partnership with the Shire of Collie and was released in December 2016, setting out key investment priorities to secure the economic…

New path to put Jurien Bay on the cycling map

Jurien Bay residents now have opportunities for greater recreational activities closer to home thanks to a new 3.9 kilometre cycle path between Booka Valley and the mouth of Hill River. Made possible with $600,000 from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions and $580,000 from the Department of Transport, the project is part of a greater…

Plan for cheaper regional flights launched

The Nationals WA have committed $125 million to address airfare affordability and route development across regional WA, at the Party’s official campaign launch. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said The Nationals’ would commit to the establishment of a Select Committee of Parliament to investigate and deliver recommendations on the allocation…