Love: GG funding cut a blow to grower groups

WA agricultural grower groups are the latest victim in Labor’s war on Royalties for Regions, after it was confirmed $6 million would be cut from the Grower Group Research and Development Grant (GGRDG) program. The Royalties for Regions-funded GGRDG program was initiated by the previous Government, and championed by The Nationals WA as part of…

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Urgent relief needed amid drought conditions

The Nationals WA have called for timely and efficient delivery of drought relief assistance to affected farm businesses across the agricultural region amid unprecedented dry conditions during the 2017 growing season. Following the release of the Grains Industry of WA July crop report, The Nationals spokesperson for agriculture Hon Colin de Grussa MLC said patchy…

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Rundle seeks clarification on future of Tanker Jetty

Member for Roe Peter Rundle MLA sought clarification from the Minister for Heritage about the Government’s intentions for the iconic Esperance Tanker Jetty in Parliament today. Mr Rundle said he used the opportunity to raise his concerns about the future of the Esperance Tanker Jetty, and to seek confirmation from the Government that the current…

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Nationals MPs welcome communications commitment

Under questioning in the Legislative Council from Hon Colin de Grussa MLC, the Government have committed to the construction of mobile phone towers throughout the Esperance region.   Mr de Grussa, The Nationals WA spokesperson for Emergency Services questioned the Minister for Regional Development in Parliament, after serious concerns were raised that towers scheduled to…

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RFR-FUNDED SPORT AND RECREATION PROJECTS IN DOUBT

The Nationals WA have vowed to hold the new Minister for Sport and Recreation to account after he committed to retain all ten regionally-based Department of Sport and Recreation offices this week. Spokesperson for sport and recreation Peter Rundle MLA welcomed the news that the offices would be spared from the State Government’s planned government…

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