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Nationals call for Kalgoorlie MRI to be fast-tracked ahead of tender announcement

The State Government has confirmed the contract for construction of the long-awaited Kalgoorlie Health Campus MRI suite will be released to Tenders WA next week, following questions from The Nationals WA in Parliament. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell called on the Government to fast-track the important construction project, saying it had…

Metrodebt passes Parliament on the back of Royalties for Regions raid

The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell has cautiously welcomed the passing of the latest Metronet legislation through the Upper House this week, but has questioned the cost for regional taxpayers. Ms Boydell said The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2019 passed through the Upper House last night and would allow the construction of the Government’s…

Drought plagued farmers still in rent limbo

The Nationals WA Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell has called on the Labor Government to heed the call to provide relief from rent payments and shire rates for drought-affected pastoralists. Ms Boydell said much-needed Federal drought assistance was being kept from the reach of pastoralists in the Mining and Pastoral Region because of the technicalities involved…

Call for State, Commonwealth support to develop alternative interstate route

The Nationals WA have called on the State and Federal governments to prioritise an alternative transport route to ensure WA remains connected to the nation during times of disaster. Member for Mining and Pastoral Region Jacqui Boydell has written to Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure Michael McCormack this week urging Commonwealth support…