Love welcomes GROH rent increase reversal

Moore MP Shane Love MLA has called on the McGowan government to rethink the extraordinarily high cost of Government Regional Officer Housing (GROH) rents. He said Labor’s move to temporarily defer the $30 GROH rent increase due to take effect on July 1, 2019 was not enough. “It is difficult to get teachers, police and…

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Firefighter Cancer Legislation delivers timely and effective compensation

The Nationals WA have welcomed a review into Firefighter Cancer Legislation which confirmed legislation introduced by the previous Liberal National government had assisted more than 20 firefighters impacted by cancer since 2013. Member for the Agricultural Region and former firefighter Martin Aldridge welcomed the recent findings of the WorkCover WA Statutory Review of Firefighter Cancer…

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Regional WA’s midwifery crisis laid bare

Almost half of all midwifery positions advertised at country West Australian hospitals last year went unfilled, leaving pregnant women and newborn babies vulnerable. The McGowan Government was unable to attract a single midwife to major regional centres Esperance, Carnarvon, Narrogin and Kununurra over the last 12 months despite ten positions being advertised in those locations…

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