The Nationals WA commit to future proofing Western Australian Fisheries

The Western Australian fishing industry will be big winners should The Nationals WA form Government next month, with Fisheries Spokesperson Ian Blayney today announcing a $70m commitment guaranteeing security rights, less red tape and legislation reform. Mr Blayney said The Nationals WA commitment will ensure extensive industry consultation on legislation, including regulations around the creation…

Local Member secures support for the fishing industry during COVID-19 pandemic

Member for Geraldton Ian Blayney has welcomed the Federal Government’s International Freight Assistance Mechanism announced last night as part of a $170 million initiative to support  agricultural and fisheries sectors dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. Having written to the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack last week seeking support for primary producers in WA to…