Nationals pledge to crack down on rural crime and restore Rural Stock Squad

The Nationals WA will significantly increase penalties for trespass, bring back the Rural Stock Squad and reform drone legislation to provide greater protection for regional communities if returned to Government in 2021. Leader Mia Davies said regional communities had been crying out for additional police support and stronger deterrents after a spike in trespass offences…

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Mobile phone connection complaints surge in Wheatbelt

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA says the number of complaints received to her office about mobile phone coverage and connections has surged in recent months. She said concerns had been coming in from York, Wyalkatchem, Konnongorring, Wongan Hills, Dowerin, Yelbini, Meckering and Trayning and had escalated considerably since September. “If an individual has…

Co-operative funding to boost WA agricultural businesses and communities

The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies has welcomed new Federal Government funding for co-operatives that will foster regional business development and boost the economies of rural communities. Ms Davies joined Minister for Agriculture Senator Bridget McKenzie as she announced $2.5 million for the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) Southern Cross University $500,000 to…