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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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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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Merry Christmas 2018 and a Happy New Year 2019


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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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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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