Government Must Respond to ESL Review

Nationals WA Emergency Services spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC is calling for aState Government response to the Economic Regulation Authority’s recent review of theEmergency Service Levy. The review made 27 recommendations including tasking an independent organisation toadvise Government on management of the ESL and how it might fund a Rural FireService. Mr de Grussa said…

Labor ignoring pleas to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018. Under questioning yesterday from Nationals WA Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman, the Minister for Emergency Services gave no assurance that the State Government would fund the life-saving service past this financial year. “Residents of the South…

Labor ignors community calls to fund chopper

The Labor Government is under increasing pressure to fund the South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter’s operation beyond June 2018. Under questioning yesterday from Nationals WA Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman, the Minister for Emergency Services gave no assurance that the State Government would fund the life-saving service past this financial year. “Residents of the South…

Play money for Regional Childcare Services

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is a great advocate of regional childcare services saying they deliver enjoyable social times for children, and provide choices for parents to participate in activities or take up work opportunities. “Families in the regions need the same level of access to quality childcare as those in metropolitan areas, however they…

Congratulations to newly elected Councillors

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman extends his congratulations to all newly elected and re-elected local government councillors. “Putting yourself forward to run for Council can be daunting, and I commend all candidates who nominated to represent their community,” Mr Redman said. “Candidates deserve our thanks for their willingness to step up to assume a leadership…

Interactive RfR Map Disappears

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is frustrated with the removal of the on-line Royalties for Regions investment map and is critical of the McGowan Labor Party for their lack of transparency regarding regional investment. The interactive map – previously located at http://rfrmap.drd.wa.gov.au was launched by The Nationals while in government as a way of providing…

Geraldton Hospital left in limbo

THE McGowan Government pre-election promise of $45 million for upgrades to Geraldton Hospital remains in limbo. THE McGowan Government pre-election promise of $45 million for upgrades to Geraldton Hospital remains in limbo. The Nationals WA Member for the Agricultural Region and Health Spokesperson Martin Aldridge MLC said the Premier’s visit to Geraldton earlier this month…