VacSwim to cost families more

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is frustrated with the McGowan Labor Government’s latest announcement that families will be forced to pay around double for children to participate in VacSwim classes. Labor Minister for Education and Training, Hon Sue Ellery announced that fees for a 10 day program will increase from $13.50 to $30, or $20…

Labor lets down emergency volunteer groups

The Labor Government has failed volunteer emergency services by dragging their heels on opening applications for the Emergency Service Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme. Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said with the fire season afoot and emergency service volunteers facing a busy holiday season, it was ludicrous that eligible Brigades, Groups and Units (BGUs) could still…

Love: Labor neglects Jurien Bay Marina

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has slammed the McGowan Government for neglecting the Jurien Bay Marina in favour of extravagant commitments in the metropolitan area. Asking a question of Transport Minister Rita Saffioti on November 28, Mr Love criticized the Labor Government for slashing Royalties for Regions funding worth $8.7 million for the Jurien Bay…

New report shows value of grower groups

The Nationals WA have labelled Grower Groups as economically beneficial to local and regional communities. A recent study has backed this view, finding WA grower groups have generated a total economic value of $3 billion in over a 25 year period equating to approximately $120m/year for the WA economy. The Grower Group Alliance (GGA) contracted…