Election 2013 Western Australia March 9

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Labor News

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Monday, 21 January 2013

Labor WA Leader Mark McGowan has been a lighweight on Social Media app twitter.

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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Labor Statement

WA Labor will invest $18million to improve safety on the Coalfields Highway if it wins the March 9 State election, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Labor Statement

A McGowan Labor Government will make Bunbury a priority and deliver real investment in schools and community facilities if it wins the March 9 State election.

WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said under a McGowan Government, Bunbury would get the attention it deserves.

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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Labor Statement

A damning report by the Inspector of Custodial Service into Hakea Prison exposed a catalogue of failures including overcrowding, lack of maintenance, vermin infestations and a near complete breakdown of trust between management and prison officers, Shadow

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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Labor Statement

WA Labor will allocate $30million over the next three years to keep Tier 3 grain rail lines open and trucks off our roads, WA Labor Mark McGowan said today.

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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Labor Statement

A McGowan Government will commit $1million towards installing free Wi-Fi on Perth trains in preparation for METRONET, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Saturday, 19 January 2013

Interview with Ken Travers at On The Couch

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013

What Labor Will Do

Labor will double the penalties for people who carry dangerous knives:

  • Anyone carrying a prohibited knife will face a maximum six years imprisonment and $72,000 fine
  • Anyone carrying a knife classified as a controlled weapon will face four years imprisonment and a $48,000 fine
  • Anyone carrying a dangerous or offensive weapon in, or within 50m, of a public entertainment venue, or in the company of at least two other people will face six years imprisonment and a $72,000 fine
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Tuesday, 15 January 2013

WA LABOR’S PLANS

1. APPOINT A SINGLE HOUSING AND PLANNING MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR FIXING THE HOUSING AND PLANNING SYSTEMS

To seriously tackle Western Australia’s housing challenges, Labor will appoint a minister responsible for housing and planning who can address both housing affordability and planning issues at the same time. It is important to have one minister responsible for both government departments to ensure there is consistent and coordinated action on both fronts at the same time.

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Friday, 11 January 2013

Labor Statement January 8

A McGowan Government will undertake a review of bus feeder services in Perth's northern suburbs to help reduce traffic congestion and increase the use of public transport, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Friday, 11 January 2013

Labor Statement

A WA Labor Government will introduce the nation's toughest penalties for companies that commit environmental offences, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Thursday, 10 January 2013

Public Education –why you should care?

Whether you’re a Billionaire or a Boilermaker, you should care about public education. It doesn’t matter if your kids attend an independent or Catholic school or even if you don’t have children. Every single person in Western Australia will reap the benefits or suffer the failures of the public education system.

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Monday, 07 January 2013
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Monday, 07 January 2013

Labor Statement

A WA Labor Government will build an ocean pool at Fremantle's Bathers Beach, to provide swimmers with a safer beach environment, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Monday, 07 January 2013

Labor Statement

The Barnett Government has concealed figures which show the number of Western Australians with a disability that are refused funding, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan and Shadow Minister for Disability Services Sue Ellery said today.

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Saturday, 05 January 2013
Labor candidate Ian Radisich vowed to keep Grain Rail going in October 2012
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Tuesday, 01 January 2013

Labor Statement December 21

The Barnett Government completed a chaotic year with more conflict and division in the health sector, Shadow Minister for Health Roger Cook said today.

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Tuesday, 01 January 2013

Labor Statement December 21

Premier Colin Barnett must sack Treasurer Buswell for his disastrous handling of Western Australia's finances, Shadow Treasurer Ben Wyatt said today.

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Tuesday, 01 January 2013

Labor Announcement Dec 21

The Barnett Government has failed to meet its deadline for the report into the mismanagement of building projects administered by Building Management and Works (BMW), WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Monday, 24 December 2012

Labor Statement

The National Party's 'position statement' on Western Australia's grain rail network is completely worthless unless their Liberal Party partners commit to keeping the Wheatbelt rail lines open, Shadow Transport Minster Ken Travers said today.

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Sunday, 23 December 2012

Labor Statement

The long awaited planning blueprint for Western Australian seniors poses questions and identifies problems but fails to detail how these issues will be adequately addressed, Shadow Minister for Seniors Margaret Quirk said today.

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Sunday, 16 December 2012

The Labor party have released their Metropiltan train policy today, called METRONET.

The plan promises to build an additional 75km on rail network, this is contrast to the 78km they say built in last terms of office.

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Saturday, 15 December 2012

Labor Statement

The Terms of Reference for the Peel Hospital inquiry prove the Barnett Government is seeking to limit the political fall out of the affair rather than get to the bottom of the issue, Shadow Minister for Health Roger Cook said today.

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Saturday, 15 December 2012

Labor Statement

Premier Colin Barnett's decision to shut down parliamentary business today is a selfish act aimed at covering up his government's failures, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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Thursday, 13 December 2012

Labor Statement

The Barnett Government is set to rush through appointments to its controversial Development Assessment Panels (DAPs) before the State election, Shadow Local Government Minister John Hyde said today.

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