Improving Regional Communications

A $100 million election commitment launched by The Nationals WA will improve telecommunication in regional WA and bring greater reliability to mobile connectivity.  The Nationals WA plan is to work with industry to identify the initial high priority sites for co-investment. Funding commitments include: $20 million to work with the network operators to identify and…

Bremer Bay Airfield

$1.8 million commitment for Bremer Bay Airport Upgrade  Peter Rundle, your Nationals member for Roe, today committed $1.8 million to improving the condition of the Bremer Bay Airfield if elected. The announcement includes funding to build new crossways for Royal Flying Doctor Service vehicles, emergency service vehicles and small vehicle access at the airport. Member…

The Nationals WA to give regional school parent bodies access to grants

Almost 400 regional school parent associations will receive a dollar-for-dollar assistance up to $5000 under a new grants program announced by The Nationals WA today. The $10 million election commitment, funded by Royalties for Regions, will be made available for regional P&C and P&F organisations to reduce fundraising pressure and assist their contributions to improving…

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…