REGIONAL RESIDENTS SEEK TRAVEL CERTAINTY

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman welcomes the intrastate travel restrictions, especially stopping the high influx of visitors to the region over the Easter and school holiday periods. “Normally the region welcomes visitors and has campaigns to attract tourists to the area, however, this year is the exception due to the threat of COVID-19 spreading,” Mr…

Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

State Government pressure could be disastrous

Member for Warren-Blackwood is calling on the State Government to come clean over rumors that they are putting pressure on Talison Lithium in Greenbushes to employ up to 350 workers from Collie to the detriment of locals. The expansion of a third lithium processing plant and a tailing retreatment facility is currently underway and promises…

Busselton Margaret River Airport – new terminal needed

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is an outspoken campaigner for a new, purpose built terminal at the Busselton Margaret River Airport, especially since Jetstar’s announcement to run three flights per week between Busselton and Melbourne. Further to Jetstar’s investment, the Business Council of Australia has identified Busselton as one of ten regional centres with the…

Eco Packaging a Sustainable Way Forward

Member for Warren Blackwood, Terry Redman has commended the Southern Forests Food Council’s response to consumer demand to introduce eco-packaging initiatives. The Southern Forests Food Council (SFFC) was founded in 2010 by a group of passionate local producers who received a $5 million investment through Royalties for Regions to kick-start their marketing efforts. Mr Redman…