Catch up on all the latest media releases, opinion pieces, photos and videos featuring Mia Davies and The Nationals WA team – keeping you informed about what’s happening in our regional communities.

State Budget reveals agriculture not a priority for McGowan Labor Government

The Opposition has welcomed the Government’s $25 million commitment to a new agriculture project called ‘The Western Australian Agricultural Collaboration (WAAC)’ but seeks clarity on its objectives. Shadow Agriculture and Food Minister Colin de Grussa said while he acknowledged the WAAC seeks to partner research bodies and universities, there was still a lack of detail…

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Assaults and physical threatening behaviour against school staff continue to increase

Figures released this week in State Parliament show a continuing high number of assaults and physical threatening behaviour against school staff in West Australian public schools. Shadow Education and Training Minister Peter Rundle said the concerning figures released in response to parliamentary questions asked by the Opposition in the Legislative Council demonstrated that more support…

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McGowan Government should invest to expand seniors village

The Opposition has called on the McGowan Government to invest in increasing independent living units in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in tomorrow’s State Budget, which is expected to post another multi-billion-dollar surplus. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said investing in accommodation like Pringle Village allowed seniors from Kalgoorlie and surrounding towns to remain close to family and friends as…

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Premier sheepish on live export

Thousands of hard-working West Australians who rely on the live sheep trade for their livelihood are in a state of confusion after a week of uncertainty with Labor Members flip-flopping in their support for the sector. Shadow Agriculture and Food Minister Colin de Grussa has warned regional communities against trusting Labor, after the Premier refused…

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