Around the Electorate

Fundraising breakfast held by Soroptimists of South Perth

Delighted to attend a fundraising breakfast held by Soroptimists of South Perth to aid Starick, an organisation that offers support and refuge to women and children escaping domestic violence. Great speech by Professor Lyn Beazley AO on the role of science in women’s lives.


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Community Revegetation Project

On June the 11th and 12th the Jackson-Murray-Henley Action Group (JMH Action Group) conducted a planting weekend which was stage 2 of a community revegetation project. More than 1700 tubestock were planted. The JMP Action Group’s aim is to develop and maintain a uniquely peaceful area where reside


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Solar Powered Electric Ferries on the Swan River

I recently enjoyed a cruise on the Swan River in one of the new solar powered electric ferries which have just commenced a regular shuttle service around Perth’s central waterways. The Little Ferry Company will provide tourists and locals alike with a unique perspective of our stunning river an


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Mends Street foreshore project

Congratulations to the City of South Perth for completing work on the sensational promenade along the Swan River foreshore at Mends Street. As the Member for South Perth, I was able to persuade the State Government to contribute to the project, which is part of the City's plan to enliven the Mends S


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Remembrance Day 2015 “Lest We Forget”

Today I commemorated Remembrance Day with the City of South Perth and the Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League in the City’s Memorial Gardens in South Perth. I was honoured to lay a wreath to honour the many lives lost in battle and pay tribute to all Australians who have served our g


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2015 Emerging Artist Award

This year I was fortunate to again support the City of South Perth’s Emerging Artist competition.This year there were 91 artworks on show of a very high standard. It is great to see the competition evolve into a recognised exhibition for local emerging artists. Congratulations to Lydia Trethewa


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Hensman Park Tennis Club Open Day

I was delighted to have attended the opening of the season at Hensman Park Tennis Club on the weekend. At the Hensman Park Tennis Club Open Day, I was honoured to present life membership to former club president Joan Bonser.


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Upgrade for South Perth Lawn Tennis Club

I am is delighted that a State Government project to construct eight new fully lit courts at the South Perth Lawn Tennis Club in Murray Street, Como, will finally go ahead. I became concerned to find that the project seemed to have stalled after visiting the South Perth Tennis Club recently. I th


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