Around the State

Opposition Introduced the Major Events (Ticket Scalping) Bill 2018 to Assist the McGowan Government in Keeping Its Election Commitment

On 19 September 2018, as the Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, I introduced the Major Events (Ticket Scalping) Bill 2018 into Parliament to control the resale of tickets to special events that was previously introduced by WA Labor. During the last election campaign, WA Labor committed to


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Member for South Perth Calls for a Review of Bus Routes 30 and 31

On 13 September 2018, on behalf of a number of constituents who have raised the matter with me, I asked the Minister for Transport in Parliament if the Public Transport Authority would review the current bus routes serving Manning and surrounding areas to ensure they are efficient and effective goin


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The Member for South Perth Joins Call to Keep Point Peron Camp School Open and Affordable

On 16 August 2018, I raised a grievance in Parliament on behalf of parents and students at Como Secondary College (and Kensington Primary School) who are users of the Point Peron Camp School and are likely to be impacted by the McGowan Government’s decision to defund it. The full transcript of


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Western Australian Cricket Association Season Launch 2018

It was great to catch up with players Jason Behrendorff, Taneale Peschel and Aaron Hardie at the Western Australian Cricket Association season launch in September 2018. Good luck to the Western Warriors and the Western Fury in 2018-19.


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Official Opening of St Emilie’s in Kalamunda – 22 June 2018

  I was pleased to attend the official opening of St Emilie's in Kalamunda on 22 June 2018, which is now home to a new 20-bedroom crisis accommodation facility catering for up to 40 women between the ages of 13 and 33, in need of shelter and support. The opening of St Emilie's is a culmin


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Optus Stadium – Winner of Various Awards

Optus Stadium, the outcome of the Barnett Government's vision and hard-work, continues to attract various awards.  In May 2018, builder Multiplex Constructions won the 2018 Australian Construction Achievement Award. Congratulations to Multiplex Constructions and Optus Stadium on producing what the


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Potential Sale of the Western Australian TAB

Stakeholders in the racing industry and the wider community have an opportunity to have a say about the future of the Western Australian TAB - again - following the State Government's publication of its Discussion Paper on Friday, 29 June 2018. As analysed by Gary Adshead in The West Australian on


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