No marina = another Labor broken promise

Labor must come clean with the Port Hedland community if it intends to scrap the long-awaited Spoilbank Marina project, according to Nationals WA Mining and Pastoral Hon Jacqui Boydell MLC.  The Nationals Deputy Leader slammed comments by Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan that the $152 million marina may not go ahead under Labor. “Port Hedland…

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Labor short on detail of forced amalgamations

WA Nationals Leader Mia Davies says Mark McGowan’s plan to dilute the Department of Regional Development shows just how low regional Western Australia is on Labor’s list of priorities.   “That regional development is to become just an add-on, rather than a stand-alone department, should strike fear in the hearts of all regional Western Australians,”…

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Thank you from Hon Dave Grills MLC

With the final votes being counted from the State election, it appears that I have been unsuccessful in my bid to retain my Mining and Pastoral Region seat. It has been an honour and a privilege to represent communities in the electorate and serve as their voice in State Parliament. Among the many things for…

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The Nationals WA condemn woeful GST share

Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies has condemned WA’s Federal Members of Parliament for failing to fight against the State’s disgraceful GST return. Ms Davies questioned how WA’s Federal MPs had chosen not to use their influence in Parliament to get a better deal for their State, after it was yesterday revealed WA will…

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Labor lacks credibility on FIFO

Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell MLC has slammed the State Government for its weak comments on reducing Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) work practices in regional WA.  Ms Boydell said it was clear new Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston, whose electorate is located in Cannington, had no credibility on the issue and called…

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The Nationals WA unveil new leadership

The Nationals WA have today unveiled their new parliamentary leadership team. The Nationals elected Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA to lead the Party, with Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Hon Jacqui Boydell MLC elected as Deputy Leader at a party room meeting earlier today.  Ms Davies said she was humbled to be given the opportunity to serve as Leader of the Party.  “The Nationals WA have been a…

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Farewell to Winifred Piesse

Deputy Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies has paid tribute to the late Winifred Piesse, noting her legacy as the first woman to represent the Country Party in State Parliament.  Ms Davies said Ms Piesse would be remembered as a hardworking and passionate Member of Parliament, and for her tireless advocacy in health, education, children and youth…

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