Nats condemn guerrilla tactics of animal activists

The Nationals WA have condemned the latest attempt by vigilante animal activists to harass and intimidate West Australian farmers. Leader Mia Davies said the publication of an “attack map” listing the locations and contact details of farmers was an invasion of privacy and potentially putting the safety of individuals at risk. Ms Davies said bio-security…

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Labor’s shambolic lobster plans laid bare

The Nationals WA have criticised the McGowan Government for its shambolic consultation process as Labor pushes ahead with plans to seize a stake in the Western Rock Lobster Fishery. Leader Mia Davies yesterday joined fisheries spokesperson Colin de Grussa and fellow Nationals MPs at the Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative to discuss the impact of the State…

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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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