Labor fails Albany on Ring Road

The McGowan Government has jeopardised the Great Southern’s economic development by dragging its heels on submitting a business case for the completion of the Albany Ring Road. Leader Mia Davies said the fact it took Labor almost two years to submit a business case to Infrastructure Australia for the final stages of the Ring Road…

Labor ignores Pilbara student safety concerns

The Nationals WA have accused the Education Minister of “papering over the cracks” at Hedland Senior High School after allocating just $500,000 to fix a litany of infrastructure issues at the South Hedland campus. Education spokesperson Peter Rundle brought attention to the problems facing Hedland SHS last year when he publicly detailed the findings of…

Labor blocks briefing on rock lobster reforms

The Nationals WA have expressed concerns after a request to be briefed on the State Government’s controversial rock lobster reforms was denied. Spokesperson for fisheries Colin de Grussa said Nationals MPs had been seeking a briefing from Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly since the reforms were announced in December. “More than a month since making his…

Labor again found keeping secrets from the public

The McGowan Government’s obsession with secret deals and hiding information from the West Australian public has again been laid bare. The Auditor General today found the Minister for Regional Development’s decision to withhold details regarding Labor’s election promise to build a wave farm off the Albany coast was unreasonable and inappropriate. Energy spokesperson Terry Redman…