Water for Food Myalup-Wellington project a game changer for the South West

The Nationals WA have welcomed today’s announcement of Federal funding for the Water for Food Myalup-Wellington project, kick-started by Royalties for Regions and The Nationals in Government. Leader Mia Davies said the long-held ambition of reducing salinity levels in Wellington Dam was championed by The Nationals as part of an initiative to expand irrigated agriculture in WA…

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Community rallies to support camp schools

The Nationals WA joined community members from across the South West today at a rally in Bunbury to express their strong support for camp schools. About 100 people including The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies, Warren Blackwood MP Terry Redman and local MP Colin Holt gathered outside Labor MP Adele Farina’s Bunbury office. Ms Davies,…

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New era in connectivity launched in Nungarin

Local MP Mia Davies has welcomed the launch of a new telecommunications network in the eastern Wheatbelt that will provide faster internet for connected users. The project, a collaboration between NEWROC and regional WA-based internet provider CRISP Wireless, will build up to 13 telecommunications towers across Koorda, Mt Marshall, Mukinbudin, Nungarin, Trayning, Wyalkatchem and Merredin.…

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Animal welfare must be top priority

The Nationals WA Leader Mia Davies has backed Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud’s crackdown on exporters that flout animal welfare rules and regulations. Ms Davies said she was abhorred by vision obtained by Animals Australia which showed the mistreatment of livestock aboard a vessel which left Fremantle last year. “The live export of animals is…

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Statement from Mia Davies

On 16 February 2018, a serious complaint relating to Barnaby Joyce was raised with Terry Redman MLA by Ms Catherine Marriott. With Ms Marriott’s permission, Mr Redman shared this information with me. Ms Marriott asked for advice on how to lodge her complaint with the Party. It was her express wish that the matter be…

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Nationals back Karratha community in new FIFO row

The Nationals have backed the City of Karratha’s objection to a proposal which could see a 1300 bed fly-in, fly-out camp become a permanent fixture in the Pilbara town.  Fleetwood wants the McGowan Government to grant permanent ownership over a portion of land at the Searipple Village site, which is currently under a temporary lease…

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