Labor lets down emergency volunteer groups

The Labor Government has failed volunteer emergency services by dragging their heels on opening applications for the Emergency Service Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme. Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said with the fire season afoot and emergency service volunteers facing a busy holiday season, it was ludicrous that eligible Brigades, Groups and Units (BGUs) could still…

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Love: Labor neglects Jurien Bay Marina

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has slammed the McGowan Government for neglecting the Jurien Bay Marina in favour of extravagant commitments in the metropolitan area. Asking a question of Transport Minister Rita Saffioti on November 28, Mr Love criticized the Labor Government for slashing Royalties for Regions funding worth $8.7 million for the Jurien Bay…

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New report shows value of grower groups

The Nationals WA have labelled Grower Groups as economically beneficial to local and regional communities. A recent study has backed this view, finding WA grower groups have generated a total economic value of $3 billion in over a 25 year period equating to approximately $120m/year for the WA economy. The Grower Group Alliance (GGA) contracted…

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Campaign promoting road safety launched

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is keen to promote the 2017 WALGA RoadWise Road Ribbon for Road Safety campaign, which was recently launched and runs until January 5 next year. The campaign is committed to improving road safety by increasing awareness, getting the community involved and working together to reduce road fatalities and injuries in…

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Labor Failing to Act On Firearms Transport Issues

Nationals WA Agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC has criticised the Labor Government for failing to act to operational changes made by WA Police limiting the number of carriers approved to transport firearms and ammunition. In August WA Police notified firearm licence holders of the 11 approved carriers, which no longer included Australia Post. Mr…

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Wheatbelt Art Prize sets new benchmark

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies has said the 2017 Wheatbelt Art Prize has exceeded expectations and continues to grow as a permanent fixture in the region’s arts and culture scene. The weekend event at Cummins Theatre offered a combined prize purse of almost $9000, attracted close to 160 entries across nine categories and included…

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