Damning evidence of FIFO impacts released in report

The findings of a fresh report into the impact of FIFO on mental health provides a compelling reason for resource companies to shift towards residential workforces, according to The Nationals WA. Released today, the report was commissioned by the Mental Health Commission and led by Curtin University’s Centre for Transformative Work Design. Leader Mia Davies said the…

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Live export industry crucial for regional WA

The release of the independent review into Australia’s live animal export industry, conducted by Phillip Moss AM, is an important step toward stabilising the sector, according to The Nationals WA. Leader Mia Davies said Western Australia was the main player in Australia’s live export industry, and the impact of disruption to the sector had had…

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2018 State Conference Leader’s Address

Welcome to you all – to our members, our supporters, my colleagues in the State Parliament, our Life Members, Distinguished Service Medal recipients and guests. Welcome to our corporate observers – your attendance at our Conference is always appreciated and we thank you for the value you add to our organisation by engaging with our…

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Time for Labor to back Karratha community

The Nationals WA have called on the McGowan Government to back the City of Karratha in its fight to secure a palatable outcome for the community over the proposed Bay Village FIFO camp.  Under questioning from Leader Mia Davies in Parliament this week, Premier Mark McGowan refused to endorse the City of Karratha’s 14 conditions…

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Bill Shorten abandons Western Australia

The Nationals WA have accused Federal Labor of abandoning Western Australia over its failure to commit to genuine GST reform. Leader Mia Davies said more concerning still was Premier Mark McGowan’s inability to convince his Canberra colleagues of WA’s plight. “The Premier has gloated for months about how he dragged the Commonwealth to the table…

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