100+ jobs at risk in Wheatbelt: Davies

More than 100 jobs in the Wheatbelt are at risk after the McGowan Labor Government put the brakes on expansion of the Edna May mine in Westonia. Local MP and Leader of The Nationals WA Mia Davies said a clearing application appeal for Ramelius Resources’ Westonia Greenfinch pit project was dismissed by the Government this…

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Surplus built on the grave of Royalties for Regions

The Nationals WA have lamented a Budget surplus built on the grave of Royalties for Regions as spending on Metronet outstrips the once transformational regional development program.   Leader Mia Davies said Labor would throw $4.1 billion of WA taxpayer’s money at Metronet over the next four years, while Royalties for Regions had been scaled…

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Nats invested in Albany

On Tuesday, 30 April I will arrive in Albany for my fourth visit in the past 12 months. I will be joined by my WA colleagues Colin Holt – The Nationals Upper House member for the South West region which takes in Albany – Peter Rundle and Vince Catania. It is no coincidence my Nationals…

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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…

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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.…

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