Shortage of hospital doctors continues

In a follow-up to last year’s concerning discovery of reduced doctor availability at regional hospitals, regional patients are still suffering a lack of access to emergency care and treatment. The Nationals WA Health spokesperson Martin Aldridge recently questioned the Labor Government to determine if there had been any improvement to the shocking finding in 2019…

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Aquatic resources amendments support fishers and pearlers

The Nationals WA have welcomed movement of the Aquatic Resources Management Amendment Bill 2020 in to the Legislative Assembly this week. Fisheries spokesperson Ian Blayney said the amendments would allow for greater flexibility and better management of WA’s fishing and pearling resources. “In 2016, the Liberal-National Government introduced the Aquatic Resources Management Act (ARMA) to…

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Minister has only half-flushed toilet tax issue

The Nationals WA welcome the decision to provide temporary relief on the crippling toilet tax but call for a long-term solution to the excessive water charges hurting struggling regional hospitality businesses. For months The Nationals have been pushing the State Government to waive the wastewater costs for permanent fixtures, such as toilets, which had been…

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