The number of Members of Parliament in the country was cut by six, while eight more were added to the city.
The Country Alliance was formed to fight Labor's attack on country communities, with representation from the Regional Councils' Association, WAFF, PGA and the three main conservative political parties - Liberal, National and One Nation.
The Country Alliance defeated Labor's anti-country legislation in the High Court but eventually a defecting Liberal MP voted with Labor, giving it the numbers to pass the legislation into law.
Former Liberal & Independent MP Hon. Anthony Fels, said the Nationals and Liberals were very vocal against Labor's electoral rip off at the time but had done nothing since winning government to scrap Labor's anti-country laws.
"In 2005, Colin Barnett and Brendon Grylls spoke strongly in Parliament against Labor's electoral changes", Mr Fels said.
"But after they won government and had the numbers in Parliament to scrap Labor's anti-country electoral laws they did nothing to restore the voice of country people in Parliament.
"Country people should send Mr Barnett and Mr Grylls a message at the State election for failing to live up to their word and for failing to restore country representation in Parliament."
Mr Fels said the only major political party that had remained true to country people was One Nation.
"One Nation was represented on The Country Alliance and its members always have supported restoring country representation in Parliament.
"This is the strength of representation that country people really need in Parliament."
Mr Fels said if the polls are correct the Liberal-National government is facing the prospect of huge losses at the coming election, made worse due to the impact of Labor's electoral changes from 2005.
"Everyone knows the Liberals and Nationals won government in 2008 and again in 2013 because Labor was so much on the nose.
"Labor overcame this stigma and is set to gain hugely from the electoral changes it made more than a decade ago, simply because the Liberals and Nationals did not stand up for country people and scrap Labor's electoral laws.
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