Forestry Minister ring-barks jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman has been shocked at the State Government’s intervention to close down a legitimate jarrah harvesting operation in the Dalgarup Forrest near Bridgetown at the behest of a few protestors. The Ministers for Forestry and the Environment have interfered at the highest levels in an approved business arrangement despite its own…

Nationals support short-stay accommodation registration process

Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman has called on the State Government to prioritise the registration process for short-stay accommodation providers as the local tourism industry strives to recover from the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions. Mr Redman was a member of the Parliamentary committee that undertook an inquiry into the short-stay accommodation sector, focusing on online…

Regional residents seek travel certainty

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman welcomes the intrastate travel restrictions, especially stopping the high influx of visitors to the region over the Easter and school holiday periods. “Normally the region welcomes visitors and has campaigns to attract tourists to the area, however, this year is the exception due to the threat of COVID-19 spreading,” Mr…

Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

State Government pressure could be disastrous

Member for Warren-Blackwood is calling on the State Government to come clean over rumors that they are putting pressure on Talison Lithium in Greenbushes to employ up to 350 workers from Collie to the detriment of locals. The expansion of a third lithium processing plant and a tailing retreatment facility is currently underway and promises…