Boosting BAHA for regional students

Leader Mia Davies told The Nationals WA State Conference in Exmouth today, the Party would use Royalties for Regions funding to boost the Boarding Away from Home Allowance and ease the burden on educating kids from remote areas. If elected in 2021 The Nationals WA will – Restore the integrity of State Government BAHA payments.…

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Regional palliative care funding welcome

The Nationals WA welcome today’s announcement to further invest in regional palliative care services ahead of a debate commencing next week on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. Health spokesperson Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says any increase in healthcare is welcome in rural communities but is concerned the State Government’s announcement of more palliative support is…

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Regional health woes ignored by McGowan Government

Regional communities across the State are grappling with health professional shortages, crumbling hospitals and volunteer burnout as the McGowan Government fails to invest in regional health services according to The Nationals WA. Yesterday in Parliament The Nationals led a debate calling for the Government to prioritise investment in health services over big ticket spending in…

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IOD and Brand Hwy upgrades welcomed

Moore MP Shane Love has welcomed upgrades to Indian Ocean Drive announced earlier this month but urged the government to prioritise the Jurien Bay helipad. The call comes following a tragic accident on Indian Ocean Drive, south of Cervantes on 15 September that claimed two lives. Mr Love said with no hospital on the coastal…

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