Tag: Nationals

Macfarlane blocked from moving to Nationals

Posted December 14, 2015 15:32:06 Federal MP Ian Macfarlane has been blocked from moving from the Liberals to the Nationals partyroom. The Liberal National Party State Executive has right now blocked the move, right after it was approved with a vote of 102-34 by local party members on Saturday. In a statement, LNP president Gary…


Ian Macfarlane set to learn fate of Nationals switch

Posted December 14, 2015 09:02:51 Federal MP Ian Macfarlane will nowadays find out if his bid to switch from the Liberals to the Nationals celebration space is successful. The Liberal National Celebration State Executive is due to meet shortly ahead of midday to talk about the move, after it was approved with a vote of…


Nationals MP Wendy Duncan to retire in 2017

Posted December 04, 2015 21:59:08 Photo: WA Nationals MP Wendy Duncan has announced she will not contest the subsequent election. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) WA Nationals MP and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Wendy Duncan has revealed she will retire from politics at the 2017 state election. The 61-year-old Kalgoorlie MP started her parliamentary…


Nationals push for additional Cabinet post right after Macfarlane’s defection

Posted December 04, 2015 00:54:27 The Nationals count on to be provided an further Cabinet position in the Turnbull Government following Ian Macfarlane’s choice to join the party. Crucial points Nationals expect additional group member will alter shape of frontbench Warren Truss says he desires Coalition agreement “to be honoured” Ian Macfarlane says defection is…