Labor ignors community calls to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018. Under questioning yesterday from Nationals WA Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman, the Minister for Emergency Services gave no assurance that the State Government would fund the life-saving service past this financial year. “Residents of the South…

Labor ignoring pleas to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018. Under questioning yesterday from Nationals WA Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman, the Minister for Emergency Services gave no assurance that the State Government would fund the life-saving service past this financial year. “Residents of the South…

Government Must Respond to ESL Review

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC is calling for aState Government response to the Economic Regulation Authority’s recent review of theEmergency Service Levy. The review made 27 recommendations including tasking an independent organisation toadvise Government on management of the ESL and how it might fund a Rural FireService. Mr de Grussa said…