Member for Roe calls on Labor to invest in life-saving heel prick test for newborn bubs

The Member for Roe has urged the Labor Government to quickly and efficiently rollout a continuing supply of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) tests across the State’s health system that could save the lives of West Australian newborns. In a grievance during Parliament today, Peter Rundle said a Katanning mother had shared her devastating experience with…

Opposition: Concerning rise in teenagers’ mental wellbeing must be immediately addressed

The Opposition has raised concerns over the high number of adolescents experiencing emotional distress and called on the Labor Government to immediately increase funding to help struggling secondary students. Shadow Education and Training Minister Peter Rundle said the concerning results of the DETECT report – the largest study of school student wellbeing ever undertaken in…

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…