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…

Petition calls for Parliament to consider egg industry concerns

The Nationals WA are supporting calls from egg producers and consumers for an inquiry into the ongoing sustainability of the State’s egg industry. Agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa today received a petition containing more than 1,000 signatures, which he will table in Parliament next week. “This petition, coordinated by WA egg producers, demonstrates the weight…