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…

“One size fits all” approach to Pilbara alcohol problems won’t work

The Nationals WA have rebuked the Director of Liquor Licensing’s attempt to curb alcohol abuse in the Pilbara, questioning whether the “one size fits all” approach will achieve harm reduction without community buy-in and a comprehensive Government response.   Deputy Leader and local MP Jacqui Boydell said the heavy-handed restrictions were an “erosion of personal rights”…

Time for Premier to rein in Kelly

Premier Mark McGowan must step in and put an end to his Fisheries Minister’s reckless plot to nationalise the local rock lobster industry, according to The Nationals WA. Fisheries spokesperson Colin de Grussa said Minister Dave Kelly had caused distress and uncertainty for the industry since announcing he would take ownership of 1385 tonnes of…