Around the Electorate

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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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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