Interactive RfR Map Disappears

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is frustrated with the removal of the on-line Royalties for Regions investment map and is critical of the McGowan Labor Party for their lack of transparency regarding regional investment. The interactive map – previously located at http://rfrmap.drd.wa.gov.au was launched by The Nationals while in government as a way of providing…

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Regional job opportunities lost due to RfR cuts

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman made the point in Parliament that the recently tabled McGowan Labor Party’s Jobs Bill is full of rhetoric but lacks substance. Mr Redman also stressed that the Royalties for Regions initiative had included significant regional investment that made a difference to job creation, and that employment opportunities are now lost…

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Geraldton Hospital left in limbo

THE McGowan Government pre-election promise of $45 million for upgrades to Geraldton Hospital remains in limbo. THE McGowan Government pre-election promise of $45 million for upgrades to Geraldton Hospital remains in limbo. The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region and Health Spokesperson Martin Aldridge MLC said the Premier’s visit to Geraldton earlier this month…

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Future of Moora Residential College uncertain

The Nationals WA have used Parliament this week to confirm that almost $155,000 had been wasted planning the much needed $8.7 million redevelopment of the Moora Residential College after Labor abandoned the project following the recent State election.   The Nationals WA have used Parliament this week to confirm that almost $155,000 had been wasted…

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Nationals WA: Labor all talk no action

Nationals WA Science and Innovation spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC has labelled the Labor Government the “Government of talk not action” following the announcement of yet another summit. Mr de Grussa said the McGowan Government was using forums to tick the “consultation” box without engaging in proper consultative processes. “These summits are talkfests, which the…

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Support Our Community Resource Centres

Confirmation of cuts to the State’s CRC Network in the McGowan Government’s first budget has triggered a grassroots campaign to demonstrate the value and importance of CRC services to regional communities. Support our CRCs was launched today, with Member for Warren Blackwood, Terry Redman throwing his support behind the campaign. “Our regional communities are appalled…

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