Nats secure expanded public consultation for voluntary assisted dying laws

More regional  people will be able to participate in face-to-face consultation on Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) reforms after The Nationals WA fought to extend the number of public meetings across the State. Last month the State Government’s Taskforce announced meetings in Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, Broome, Bunbury and Mandurah, leaving people in the Pilbara, Great Southern, Gascoyne and Wheatbelt with no opportunity to engage with…

Mia Davies and Jacqui Boydell at one of the many abandoned BHP homes

Newman is a community crying out for help

The Nationals WA have called on the McGowan Government to respond to the Newman community’s call for help as the Pilbara town grapples with rising social issues and hundreds of abandoned houses. Leader Mia Davies and Deputy Leader Jacqui Boydell visited Newman earlier this month to see firsthand how pockets of the town had deteriorated.…

Country voters need a strong political voice

The Nationals WA are opposed to any measure that seeks to diminish regional representation in our State Parliament. Unfortunately, the Labor Party has form when it comes to silencing country voters and culling regional representatives in Parliament. Country people only need cast their minds back to 2005 when the Gallop Labor government passed legislation —…