Blackouts in Northampton and Chapman Valley unacceptable

Efforts to restore power supply following recent blackouts in Northampton and Chapman Valley have been unacceptably slow, given the extreme heat currently being experienced in the regions. Member for Moore Shane Love said local communities are becoming increasingly frustrated at having no access to power during scorching mid-summer days, particularly elderly residents. “Temperatures in the…

Mid West health in crisis: Love

Any potential outbreaks of COVID-19 would pose an enormous risk to patients, given the current state of the Mid West health system, according to Member for Moore, Shane Love MLA. Presenting a grievance to Health Minister Roger Cook in parliament on 28 October, Mr Love said reports of staff shortages, safety risks, under-resourcing, capacity concerns…

Opposition welcomes funding package for Seroja-affected communities

The Opposition has welcomed the record $104 million disaster recovery package being made available to communities impacted by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja, jointly funded by the State and Federal Government.    Opposition Leader Mia Davies said the recovery package was much needed given the communities impacted were still reeling from the most significant natural disaster WA had seen in recent years.   “It has been more than 100…