McGowan Ministers Bow to Unions Again

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesman Colin de Grussa MLC has called the McGowan Government’s latest capitulation to union influence a “disgrace”. The Labor Government recently announced that the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Office of Emergency Management will integrate, removing the OEM’s capacity to provide independent oversight. “This is yet another example…

Government Must Respond to ESL Review

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC is calling for aState Government response to the Economic Regulation Authority’s recent review of theEmergency Service Levy. The review made 27 recommendations including tasking an independent organisation toadvise Government on management of the ESL and how it might fund a Rural FireService. Mr de Grussa said…

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…