Labor’s electoral reform will slash regional representation

The Nationals WA have urged the McGowan Government’s Ministerial Expert Committee on Electoral Reform to consider the negative impacts of reducing representation in the Legislative Council for regional Western Australia. The Nationals’ submission focused on three key recommendations: Supporting those living in regional and remote WA who have an expectation and a democratic right to…

Health Minister must clarify role of Quarantine Advisory Panel as new case emerges

Just days after tabling the terms of reference and appointing the Quarantine Advisory Panel, the Health Minister has walked back claims the Panel would provide strategic oversight of WA’s quarantine arrangements. During Question Time today, Opposition Leader Mia Davies queried whether the newly appointed Panel had been consulted on the decision to privatise hotel quarantine.…