Wyatt’s budget rotten at the core

The McGowan Government continues to raid Royalties for Regions to pay for day-to-day government services. Leader Mia Davies has slammed Treasurer Ben Wyatt for a smoke-and-mirrors Budget which seeks to build a surplus on the back of cost-shifting more than $1 billion of core services into Royalties for Regions over the next four years. Labor…

Regional WA always loses in Labor’s budget games

The Labor Government is on notice with The Nationals WA warning any further moves to dismantle regional services and cut funding from the bush will incur an electoral backlash come 2021. Leader Mia Davies said regional communities had endured a difficult 14 months since Labor took power. “Look at what the community has already had…

Deal with miners before selling Landgate

Confidential property ownership details and valuable aggregated data could be exposed if the Labor State Government’s plans to privatise the land title registry component of Landgate go ahead. The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies said Treasurer Ben Wyatt had swept his party’s strong anti-privatisation sentiment under the rug to make way for the sale of…

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Labor’s crocodile tears won’t save CRCs

The Nationals WA continue to pile pressure on the McGowan Government over Labor’s proposal to cut funding for Community Resource Centres in half. Leader Mia Davies, along with Warren-Blackwood MP Terry Redman and Roe MP Peter Rundle, today presented the Government with petitions featuring more than 1000 signatures protesting the CRC cuts. It comes after…

The Nationals WA team Mia Davies, Terry Redman and Shane Love at the rally.

Community rallies to support camp schools

The Nationals WA joined community members from across the South West today at a rally in Bunbury to express their strong support for camp schools. About 100 people including The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies, Warren Blackwood MP Terry Redman and local MP Colin Holt gathered outside Labor MP Adele Farina’s Bunbury office. Ms Davies,…

New era in connectivity launched in Nungarin

Local MP Mia Davies has welcomed the launch of a new telecommunications network in the eastern Wheatbelt that will provide faster internet for connected users. The project, a collaboration between NEWROC and regional WA-based internet provider CRISP Wireless, will build up to 13 telecommunications towers across Koorda, Mt Marshall, Mukinbudin, Nungarin, Trayning, Wyalkatchem and Merredin.…