GOVERNMENT REVERSES ITS DECISION TO TRANSFER PERMITS FOR WILD DOG CONTROL TO VOLUNTEERS

The Nationals spokesperson for Agriculture, Colin de Grussa has welcomed the announcement today that the Government’s had reversed its decision to effectively transfer all legal liability and risk for the control of wild dogs on government land to Recognised Biosecurity Groups (RBG). Under a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) issued to RBGs by the Department…

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Minister asleep at the wheel of Kalgoorlie Inspection and Decontamination Facility

The Nationals WA spokesperson for Agriculture Colin de Grussa says the Labor Government is putting animal welfare and the State’s biosecurity at risk amid concerns about the current operations of the Kalgoorlie Inspection and Decontamination Facility. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, under the control of the Minister for Agriculture Alannah MacTiernan, operates…

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Fighting back against rural crime

The Nationals WA are helping concerned locals to shine a light on the impact of rural crime on primary producers and regional communities. Stock and equipment theft, rural trespass and illegal hunting are crimes of major concern to rural and isolated communities. As many rural families live and work on the same property, such crimes…

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