Private Members Bill to create new Legislative Assembly electorates

The Nationals WA will introduce legislation to Parliament today aimed at the creation of two additional electoral districts in Western Australia. Member for the Agricultural Region, Martin Aldridge MLC, will table the Constitution and Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 during Private Members Business today. The Bill will allow the creation of two additional Legislative Assembly districts…

Boost for Mining and Pastoral Region mobile communications

Ten regional communities will benefit from a boost in mobile communications in the near future, thanks to the Mobile Black Spot Programme and Royalties for Regions. The $132 million program is supported by the Federal Government and the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project. Ten regional communities will benefit from a boost in mobile communications in the…

More scrutiny needed on Mining Bill

Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has called for the Mining Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 to be referred to Parliamentary Committee to ensure it is properly scrutinised before it is passed through the Upper House. Ms Boydell said referral to Committee was needed to afford prospectors and small miners the thorough…