Tourism The Nationals WA

Tourism package welcome relief for some but not all

The Nationals WA have called on the State Government to amend the scope of its tourism assistance package amid fears many struggling businesses would not qualify for much-needed support dollars. Leader Mia Davies welcomed the announcement of the Tourism Recovery Program but was concerned many small businesses struggling under the impacts of COVID-19 were ineligible.…

Covid-19 testing The Nationals

COVID-19 community testing must be stepped up in WA

The Nationals WA say testing for COVID-19 needs to be drastically ramped up in Western Australia if the Labor Government is serious about loosening travel restrictions. Figures released by the Health Minister after questions were raised in Parliament by The Nationals WA show tests are remarkably low, particularly in the regions, with some recording zero…

Roadmap to recovery needs stimulus dollars attached

The Nationals WA have welcomed the State Government’s announcement to release a roadmap for when, where and how COVID-19 restrictions in Western Australia will be relaxed and called for a stimulus package to be launched at the same time. Leader Mia Davies MLA said the Government’s post-COVID-19 roadmap would need to be backed up with…

Boarders left in dark over return to school

Students attending regional residential and agricultural colleges are still waiting for advice from the State Government on a return date as all other schools commence today, according to The Nationals WA. Leader Mia Davies said while thousands of children return to classrooms across the State this morning following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, many in…