Around the Electorate

RSL in South Perth celebrates a century

On 26 November the local sub-branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) celebrated 100 years of involvement in the South Perth area. RSLWA members and other special guests attended to celebrate the occasion. RSLWA chief executive officer John McCourt presented the local sub


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11/11: Remembrance Day at City of South Perth

The City of South Perth Remembrance Day service on 11 November was attended by a large and diverse crowd from veterans to young children. St Columba's Catholic Primary School choir gave a beautiful rendition of We Are Australian and I was proud to represent the electorate in laying a wreath to r


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Manning Road off-ramp: a dream of ’05

WHEN I FIRST entered State Parliament in 2005, there was a need for an off-ramp from Manning Road to cater for motor vehicles wanting to access Kwinana Freeway South. On 29 October 2019 this became a reality when State Transport Minister Rita Saffioti, Federal member for Swan Steve Irons and I l


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Como Secondary College turns 50

THE COMO Secondary College celebrated its 50-year anniversary on October 26. I was pleased to be able to donate a children's slide for the day and met with many of the varied people who make up the fabric of the college. With students from the college's highly successful Golf Academy. The


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Bus route 30 swerves to help Manning residents

ON SEPTEMBER 17 I joined Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and constituents at the newly installed bus stop near the Manning Community Centre (Manning Hub). Due to many constituents' requests and work by my office, the Minister enabled bus route 30 to be re-routed. Bus route 30 has seven of i


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Sale of WA TAB becomes legislation after 9 years

On September 4, 2019, a Bill was passed allowing the State Government to sell the WA TAB. The proposed sale will benefit the WA racing industry which is to receive 35 per cent of the sale proceeds to go into a racing infrastructure fund. All codes will receive the same operating funds as would h


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Address-in-Reply to Premier’s Statement – 12 February 2019

In my address-in-reply speech responding to the Premier's statement, I took the opportunity to state that the time has come of a train station in South Perth to be seriously considered and put back in the State Government's agenda. Click here for my media statement and Southern Gazette's coverag


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Position Statement on the City of South Perth Draft Activity Centre Plan and Proposed Town Planning Scheme Amendment No. 61

23 October 2018  POSITION STATEMENT City of South Perth Draft Activity Centre Plan and Proposed Town Planning Scheme Amendment No. 61 The City of South Perth Councillors will meet tonight to receive a briefing and consider a draft Activity Centre Plan (ACP) and Town Planning Scheme (TPS) Amendme


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