The Nationals WA welcomes new PNP members

Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies MLA has congratulated incoming Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA and Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Colin de Grussa MLC on their entry to State Parliament.  Ms Davies said both Mr Rundle and Mr de Grussa brought extensive experience to the Parliamentary National Party (PNP) and were…

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Where is the Federal funding for regional telecommunications?

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman, stated he was disappointed that the newly released Federal budget outlined underwhelming funding for mobile communication towers.  “You would think that something as fundamental as regional communications would be a priority,” Mr Redman said.  Up-to-date communication technology is vital for regional businesses, agricultural practices and tourism, as well as the…

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Budget exposes WA MPs hypocrisy

The 2017 Federal Budget has reaffirmed the failure of Western Australia’s 16 Federal Liberal MPs to properly represent their State. The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies said the pitiful $226 million GST top-up for WA, outlined in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s Budget, was a mere drop in the ocean compared to the $23 billion tidal wave…

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Terry Redman acknowledges volunteers

Volunteers – the lifeblood of our communities.   Speaking to many volunteers around the Warren-Blackwood, I often hear them say, “I get out of it more than I put in”.  This is such a humble response to the many hours they so generously contribute to our communities.   Friendship, connection, feeling useful and being valued…

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Nationals committed to strong local government sector

The Nationals WA have rejected Corruption and Crime Commission head John McKechnie’s blanket criticism of regional local governments, saying it will make it harder to attract good quality candidates as councillors and staff.   Ms Davies said she was disappointed Mr McKechnie publicly tarred all regional WA councils with a brush of mismanagement and incompetence. …

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