New bush mobile tower investment welcome

Nationals Senate candidate Nick Fardell and Member for the Agricultural Region Hon Martin Aldridge MLC have welcomed improved mobile phone coverage and more reliable communications in Western Australia by the Federal Government. “Under round four of the Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) 26 new mobile base stations will be delivered in regional and remote Western…

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Labor backflips on drone law review

The Nationals WA have criticised the McGowan Labor Government for retreating from a previous commitment to review drone legislation in Western Australia. Agricultural spokesperson Colin de Grussa raised the issue of drone laws during Question Time this week in response to concerns around the use of drones to support criminal activities in regional areas, and…

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Redman pushes back on biosecurity levy

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said feedback from impacted landowners in his electorate regarding the recent pest levy imposed on them, has highlighted the need and importance of the Biosecurity and Agricultural Management Act (2007) review that is now overdue. The Act allows the Minister for Agriculture to sign off on a levy, imposed on…

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