Geraldton Power Forum highlights need for McGowan Government to start listening

Member for Geraldton Ian Blayney has thanked community members for attending the Western Power forum held in Geraldton last Thursday and appreciates their thoughtful contribution to the power supply debate. Having invited the Energy Minister to Geraldton to discuss power reliability in the Midwest after a spate of power outages that caused frustration for many…

Nationals commit to dedicated Geraldton-based rescue chopper

The Nationals WA will commit $30 million towards establishing a dedicated emergency rescue helicopter in Geraldton if returned to government in 2021. Leader Mia Davies joined local MP Ian Blayney and other National party colleagues today in the regional city to make the announcement. “Having a rescue helicopter stationed in Geraldton would provide a life-saving…

Metrodebt passes Parliament on the back of Royalties for Regions raid

The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell has cautiously welcomed the passing of the latest Metronet legislation through the Upper House this week, but has questioned the cost for regional taxpayers. Ms Boydell said The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2019 passed through the Upper House last night and would allow the construction of the Government’s…