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…

Opposition calls on Labor to fast-track ag workers into the State

The Opposition has called on the Labor Government to stop ignoring the plight of farmers and start supporting our state’s second largest industry by fast-tracking agriculture workers into Western Australia. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said while the State Government made the right decision to accelerate the recruitment of nurses from overseas and interstate, solutions for…

Member for Roe calls on Labor to invest in life-saving heel prick test for newborn bubs

The Member for Roe has urged the Labor Government to quickly and efficiently rollout a continuing supply of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) tests across the State’s health system that could save the lives of West Australian newborns. In a grievance during Parliament today, Peter Rundle said a Katanning mother had shared her devastating experience with…

Labor must stop being secretive around the SafeWA app and start reassuring West Australians

The Opposition has raised concerns about the Labor Government rejecting and ignoring requests to provide easily obtainable data around the use of the SafeWA app. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said the refusal to provide percentage break downs from West Australian venues of the number of check-ins compared to the number of attendees begged the question…