METRODEBT black hole to be shouldered by WA taxpayers

West Australians will foot the multi-billion dollar bill for the Labor Government’s yet-to-be-funded Metronet projects as costs associated with planning and construction spiral out of control. Under questioning in Parliament last week the Transport Minister confessed the State Government could not put an accurate price tag on the entire project, which is already heavily reliant…

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Regional tourism fading under Labor

The Labor Government’s preference to subsidise flights to Broome will come at a cost to other regional Western Australia tourism destinations, according to The Nationals WA. Under questioning in a Budget Estimates hearing, the Tourism Minister admitted his Government had struck a deal to reduce one-way Qantas airfares to Broome over the next 12 months…

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WA budget gets poor reception

The Nationals WA spokesperson for regional communications Martin Aldridge MLC has slammed the McGowan Government for its lack of funding for mobile blackspots in regional Western Australia. Mr Aldridge said this month’s State Budget confirmed the McGowan Government would not address a single blackspot after next year. “This is a real kick in the teeth…

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