Support Our Community Resource Centres

Confirmation of cuts to the State’s CRC Network in the McGowan Government’s first budget has triggered a grassroots campaign to demonstrate the value and importance of CRC services to regional communities. Support our CRCs was launched today, with Member for Warren Blackwood, Terry Redman throwing his support behind the campaign. “Our regional communities are appalled…

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Love: Fracking inquiry a furphy

Member for Moore Shane Love MLA has condemned the Labor government’s fracking inquiry announced yesterday, labelling it a furphy. “This inquiry is irrelevant – it will fail to consider the socio-economic impact of fracking and how fracking may impact other enterprises,” Mr Love said. “It definitely won’t offer the assurances or protection demanded by constituents…

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Redman – Budget hits regional communities

Royalties for Regions is not resting in peace – it is pulled apart, decimated and hurting! The McGowan Labor Government budget will use $861 million from Royalties for Regions to pay for essential government services such as health, education and water in the regions.  This means money that has always come from general government funds…

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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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