Hassell calls on Morrison for fairer GST share

The Nationals WA candidate for O’Connor John Hassell invoiced Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison for more than $30.5 billion of WA’s lost share of GST revenue following his visit to Western Australia this week.  Mr Hassell said the Federal Government’s inaction, particularly by WA’s Federal MPs and Senators, had seen WA’s share of GST revenue fall…

Nationals MPs issue event challenge to WA tourists

Five events in the greater Avon region have secured sponsorship through the 2016/17 Royalties for Regions-funded Regional Events Scheme (RES), and Nationals MPs want you to give them a go. The Avon Descent, Beverley Heroic, York Gourmet Food and Wine Festival, Northam Motorsport Festival and York Motorsport Festival were announced yesterday as local recipients of…

Merredin, Hyden to benefit from new courts

Merredin and Hyden are set for upgrades to sports courts thanks to over $40,000 in grants through the State Government’s Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF). Announcing the grants last week, Member for Central Wheatbelt and Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon Mia Davies MLA said 19 projects across the State, including 13 in…

Jensen paying lip-service to GST issue

The Nationals WA candidate for O’Connor has accused independent MP Dr Dennis Jensen of paying lip-service to the issue of GST distributions to Western Australia. A former member of the Liberal Party, Dr Dennis Jensen this week called for all of WA’s Federal candidates to commit to supporting a GST floor should they be elected…