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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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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