Clarity needed on Prime Minister’s GST plans

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to follow through with his commitment to implement a floor in GST distribution given WA’s “unfair” and “absurd” share of GST revenue. “The Prime Minister admitted WA’s share of GST is unfair, and the Treasurer has labelled it…

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Back down on Backpacker Tax win for South West

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC has welcomed the Federal Government’s back down on its proposed ‘Backpacker Tax’. Mr Holt said while the Federal Government’s decision to change its original proposal to tax working holidaymakers 32.5 per cent from the first dollar earned to 19 per cent was not an ideal…

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An Exciting Start to the Racing Season in Bunbury

NATIONALS South West MLC Colin Holt says the Bunbury Turf Club will be welcoming back the racing season in spectacular style this Saturday by hosting the first-ever standalone metropolitan meeting for the official opening of the 2016-17 Bunbury racing season. The BTC event will feature the $100,000 TabTouch 3 year old Classic and racegoers will…

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Rapid response to Ferguson Inquiry welcomed

NATIONALS Member for the South West Region, Colin Holt MLC, has welcomed the State Government’s announcement that it will support all 17 recommendations of the Special Inquiry into the January 2016 Waroona Fire by Euan Ferguson AFSM. Mr Holt said many of the recommendations from the inquiry were already being implemented ahead of the 2016…

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