Don’t Trust Labor with Agriculture

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites. The petition, tabled by agriculture spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC, contained more than 400 signatures calling on the Premier…

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Labor not to be trusted on ag-education

WA Colleges of Agriculture were thrust under the spotlight of Parliament today when a petition was presented condemning the Labor government’s plan to dip into a vital trust account that helps fund on-farm operations at school sites. The petition, tabled by the Nationals, contained more than 400 signatures calling on the Premier to abandon plans…

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Holt welcomes return of South West Cheese production

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC has welcomed the recent announcement by Brownes that they will be restarting cheese production at their Brunswick Cheese Factory. Brownes, owned by Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Ground Food Tech, is investing $10 million to recommission the previously mothballed Brunswick cheese factory. At peak production it…

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New 60km/hr speed zone for Hibbertia Way

An extension of the 60km/hr speed zone on Great Northern Highway south of Bindoon has been roundly welcomed by local Bindoon Vista Estate residents. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA said he had been approached by a number of residents who felt particularly unsafe as they turned at the Hibbertia Way junction which was formerly…

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Nationals WA: Slow down and enjoy the journey

Nationals WA spokesman for road safety and Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC is urging motorists to slow down and enjoy the journey this Easter holiday weekend. As more road users get behind the wheel for their Easter holiday in regional Western Australia, Mr Aldridge said road safety should be a priority…

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