Collie Fire Trucks

Collie community sees red after local businesses denied fire truck contract

The Nationals WA have accused the McGowan Government of undercutting regional businesses by awarding a $125 million firefighting equipment contract to a Perth manufacturer. Member for Roe Peter Rundle said it was bewildering the Malaga-based company had been granted the contract and then been provided with an extra $2.5 million to establish a manufacturing operation…

Voluntary assisted dying bill passes with regional amendments

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has today completed its passage through the Legislative Council before returning to the Legislative Assembly next week for further consideration of amendments. Member for the Agricultural Region Martin Aldridge, who supported the carriage of the historic legislation, welcomed the improvements that better recognise the difficulty in delivering end of…

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…