Labor sells out racing industry

The Labor Government has delivered a harsh “take it or leave it” message to WA’s racing industry shortchanging them by millions of dollars. Under the legislation pushed through Parliament yesterday, just 35 per cent from the sale of the TAB will go to the racing industry, with the rest being used to patch up budget…

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Labor’s agricultural movement ban hits key seeding and harvest dates

The Nationals WA have questioned the State Government’s decision making and consultation process in regards to the latest version of the Restricted Access Vehicle Code (RAVC) for agricultural machinery. Member for Roe Peter Rundle said the latest version of the RAVC, released just last month, would impose public holiday curfews for agricultural machinery movements. “These…

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STATE GOVERNMENT BINS LOCAL LITTER HERO

Member for Warren Blackwood, Terry Redman has called on the State Government to continue to make funding available for volunteer litter hero, Michael Filby, of Walpole. The State Government, through the Keep Australia Beautiful Council, has for many years, given a small donation to Michael Filby for the ‘clean up’ costs of a 170 kilometre…

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Regional fisheries services under threat

The Nationals WA have launched a petition calling on the Fisheries Minister to reconsider his closure of department shopfronts at five fishing hotspots along WA’s regional coast line. Member for North West Central Vince Catania said the petition would be available in the five towns or online for anyone to sign. “Our petition lets the…

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