Gaping hole in hotel quarantine as dozens of workers not fully vaccinated

The Opposition has called on the Health Minister to explain why dozens of hotel quarantine workers are not fully vaccinated, over three months after the Government’s mandatory vaccination deadline. Shadow Regional Health Minister Martin Aldridge said the admission that over 60 hotel quarantine workers were yet to receive their second vaccination was a gaping hole…

School Bus Services review announced

Member for Central Wheatbelt Hon Mia Davies MLA has welcomed the announcement that the Public Accounts Committee will consider a review into the current regulations and guidelines for School Bus Services (SBS) after colleague Peter Rundle MLA Shadow Minister for Education and Training repeatedly bought this issue to the attention of our State Parliament. “In…

Federal Government’s ag worker quarantine investigation welcomed but must be accelerated

Shadow Agriculture and Food Minister Colin de Grussa has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of an investigation into the use of a site in the Northern Territory as a potential quarantine facility for agricultural workers. Mr de Grussa said the Federal Agriculture Minister’s decision to look at using Bladen Village to isolate international…

Opposition calls for West Australians to speak up in a referendum on electoral reform

The Opposition has called for a referendum on electoral reform to be conducted, allowing West Australians to speak up on Labor’s proposed reduction of regional representation in Parliament. Opposition Leader and Shadow Electoral Affairs Minister Mia Davies said every West Australian should be given the chance to voice their thoughts on how voting changes would…