The Nationals WA have today announced their team of regional champions in the South West Region ahead of the 2017 State Election.
Leader of The Nationals WA, Terry Redman, said a strong, independent, and passionate team had assembled to represent the best interests of regional families, businesses and communities in the South West Region.
“I’m delighted to announce The Nationals WA team in the South West Region who will seek to champion regional WA and safeguard the future of Royalties for Regions in State Parliament,” Mr Redman said.
Incumbent South West Region MP and State Government Minister for Housing; Racing and Gaming Colin Holt will be joined by a diverse group of regional champions including:
- Former Warren-Blackwood Alliance of Councils Executive Officer and small business owner Louise Kingston;
- Pemberton Post Office and Newsagency owner and Manjimup farmer Bevan Eatts.
- Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Deputy President Kylie Kennaugh;
Leader of The Nationals WA, Terry Redman MLA, said only The Nationals WA could safeguard the future of Royalties for Regions.
“In recent months, both major parties have come out saying they would like to see Royalties for Regions changed or scaled back.
“Only The Nationals WA can ensure that Royalties for Regions continues to deliver the best outcomes for regional WA and doesn’t become watered down by the Perth-focused major parties.”
Mr Redman reiterated The Nationals WA’s role as an independent political party heading into the State election.
“We have assembled an excellent team of local champions and we look forward to a State election campaign that puts regional issues front and centre.”