Labor excludes key communities from consultation

The Nationals WA have called on the McGowan Government to deliver additional information and consultation sessions right across regional Western Australia, after a number of locations were omitted from the State Government’s proposed Work Health and Safety Act for Western Australia consultation schedule. Leader Mia Davies said the Minister for Industrial Relations announced the McGowan…

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Labor sells out racing industry

The Labor Government has delivered a harsh “take it or leave it” message to WA’s racing industry shortchanging them by millions of dollars. Under the legislation pushed through Parliament yesterday, just 35 per cent from the sale of the TAB will go to the racing industry, with the rest being used to patch up budget…

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Labor’s agricultural movement ban hits key seeding and harvest dates

The Nationals WA have questioned the State Government’s decision making and consultation process in regards to the latest version of the Restricted Access Vehicle Code (RAVC) for agricultural machinery. Member for Roe Peter Rundle said the latest version of the RAVC, released just last month, would impose public holiday curfews for agricultural machinery movements. “These…

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Still no legislation to protect farmers

The State Government has broken its promise to deliver legislation aimed at deterring animal activists as a priority, with Premier Mark McGowan admitting no legislation had been drafted and refusing to commit to a timeframe for its introduction. In Parliament this week, Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies accused the McGowan Government of dragging…

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Vale Tim Fischer

Vale Tim Fischer – Former Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Today The Nationals WA mourn the passing of former Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Hon Tim Fischer AC. Known as ‘The Boy from Boree Creek’, Tim was Leader of The National Party from 1990-1999, Deputy Prime Minister in the Howard Government from 1996…

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Aldridge welcomes expanded vaccinations by pharmacists

West Australians will be able to get vaccinated against illnesses such as whooping cough, measles and meningococcal disease at their local pharmacy from 1 August 2019 following changes made by the State Government. Nationals spokesperson for health Martin Aldridge welcomed the move and recognised the important healthcare contribution community pharmacies make to regional communities. “The…

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