Redman – Another broken promise to the bush

Comments by Alannah McTiernan (Royalties pot to fund Budget fix, News, September 2-3) give us the strongest indication yet that Thursday’s budget will see us returning to the dark old days where regional WA was an afterthought.  Royalties for Regions was introduced by the Nationals in 2008 as a strategy to address the long standing…

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Police shortage in regional WA

The McGowan Government’s refusal to keep its election pay promise to WA Police is hindering the State’s ability to attract officers to regional areas. The Nationals spokesperson for police Hon Marin Aldridge MLC said new statistics revealed country police stations looking to fill 44 vacancies had received zero applications in recent months. “WA Police Regional…

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Labor attempts to kill off Royalties for Regions

The McGowan Government has begun the process of stripping Royalties for Regions out of the State Budget by banning the use of the program’s logo. The McGowan Government has begun the process of stripping Royalties for Regions out of the State Budget by banning the use of the program’s logo. A directive published on the…

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Bindoon STED sewerage scheme dropped

Plans to construct a sewerage disposal system for Bindoon residents have been struck out by the WA Labor State Government, says Member for Moore Shane Love MLA. Mr Love said he learned the sewerage upgrade would not proceed after a number of regional projects were reviewed and wiped from Water Corporation’s forward works planning by…

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