McGowan Ministers Bow to Unions Again

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC has called the McGowan Government’s latest capitulation to union influence a “disgrace”. The Labor Government recently announced that the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Office of Emergency Management will integrate, removing the OEM’s capacity to provide independent oversight. “This is yet another example…

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Regional Labor MPs fail Moore on education cuts

The Labor Government’s regional MPs have failed to convince their Perth colleagues to reverse a suite of nasty cuts to education services in Moore. Moore MP Shane Love MLA said some regional Labor MPs had attempted to persuade the Education Minister to change her mind – on the closure of the Moora Residential College, closing…

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Country kids take back seat to Metronet

The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region and former Head Boy at Central Midlands Senior High School and Moora Residential College Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says regional WA will continue to fight for its only residential college between Perth and Geraldton. Only three months ago, Labor Member for the Agricultural Region Darren West told parliament he…

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Moora College upgrade funds available: Love

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has slammed claims by Labor MLC Darren West that there was no funding allocation to upgrade the Moora Residential College when Labor came to power in March 2017. Speaking at the Save the Moora Residential College rally held in Moora on January 30, Mr Love said there was $8.7…

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Free flags for local groups

With Australia Day fast approaching, The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region Martin Aldridge MLC has urged any not-for-profit or community groups with an upcoming Australia Day celebration to contact his office to arrange a free State flag for the occasion. Mr Aldridge said the State flag was a perfect accompaniment to the Australia…

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NATIONALS WA: FIGHTING FOR MOORA

December 2017 was undoubtedly was one of my lowest points in five years representing the Agricultural Region. On December 11, the Labor Government announced plans for a new inner-city school in Subiaco at a cost of $68 million. By December 13th the Minister for Education, with the Premier nowhere to be seen, was left to…

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