Split flawed animal welfare/trespass Bill or we’ll introduce our own: Nationals

The Nationals WA have outlined a series of amendments to the State Government’s controversial Animal Welfare and Trespass Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 aimed at improving the Bill in line with community and industry expectations. Leader Mia Davies said debate had commenced on the legislation in Parliament this week with The Nationals WA introducing amendments to…

Labor’s carrot and stick activist legislation fails farming sector

The Nationals WA have accused the State Government of introducing “carrot and stick” legislation to increase penalties for criminal trespass at the cost of farmers being subjected to severe scrutiny. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa said Animal Welfare and Trespass Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 had muddied the waters between two separate and distinct challenges for…