As president of the peak body for Western Australia's Volunteer Bush Fire Service, the past six months have been especially challenging.
"The key point here is the ideas are achievable and will genuinely stimulate new activity and employment in our sector."
"The policy will help regional businesses to become more competitive by providing SMEs with look-ahead lists on project opportunities."
The plan could raise economic output by about $5.7 billion, reduce welfare costs by $620 million and generate 53,000 jobs over the next four years.
The Nationals WA leader Mia Davies said there had been a number of examples where there was a clear failure of the government to invest into WA's regional businesses.
"With a population of over 260 million and a growing middle-class, Indonesia presents huge opportunities."
'My perspective of Joh's plans were somewhat coloured by having seen first hand the way he and his Queensland Cabinet worked. It was a disgrace.'