Election 2013 Western Australia March 9

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Political News

Negative Campaigns Have Been Criticised Before

Negative campaigns by political parties have been criticised in the past by former WA Premiers.

Political Debate : 1 or 3

Barnett and McGowan disagree on how many debates the leader of the Liberal and Labor party should have.

Premier Barnett had stated publicly in 2012 that he expected there to be a single debate between the leaders prior to the 2013 election.

Past Premiers and Parties

A list of Western Australian Premiers and Parties

Govt to Strip Planning Decision - Also Taking Locals Cash (Pt 3)

In Part 3 of the WA Government stripping planning laws for local Councils and amalgamations Max Hipkins, who is also Mayor of Nedlands, speaks of the negative impacts on the community.

More Buswell Mid Year Review Financial Trickery

Buswell has taken an approach to some expenditure in the 2012/13 Mid Year Financial Review of pretending it is not there.

Amazingly $43m has been excluded from the 2012/13 expenses.

Barrack St Problem Feb 2012 - Elizabeth Quay

Elizabeth Quay continues to be a controversial topic as it impacts on many lives and livelihoods.

Publish here are informal notes of a meeting held February 21 2012 between traders and the Department of Planning.

These are courtesy of Independent for Kalamunda Greg Ross, and thank him for the assistance.


McGowan To Face Challenge

Mark McGowan will face a challenge from Independent candidate Matthew Whitfield for the seat of Rockingham.

West Australian News Dismisses Independents

West Australian newspapers appears to have dismissed the chances of Independents and Greens in the upcoming March 2013 WA elections for lower house seats.

Services must respond to increasing number of births

Statement by WA Commissioner for Children and Young People
The Commissioner for Children and Young People Michelle Scott has said latest data showing 2011 had the highest number of births in the State’s history means WA must expand and better plan basic services, including health and education, for young children and their parents.

The Nationals WA do not support forced amalgamations

Nationals Statement September 12

With the Queensland state government currently looking to roll-back local government amalgamations, President of The Nationals WA Colin Holt has reiterated The Nationals WA’s opposition to forced amalgamations.

Former Sunset Hospital site to become community landmark

Liberal Statement

The site of the former Sunset Hospital in Dalkeith will be opened to the community under a State Government plan to transform the disused, heritage-listed site into an asset for all West Australians.

Buswell is still Pursuing Carles - how did it start?

Treasurer Troy Buswell and Liberal for Vasse is still pursuing Adele Carles through the courts.

Festival for the Kimberley 2013

The Wilderness Society will be holding a 'Festival For the Kimberley' in Sydney in February 2013.

Nationals Announce Preference Deal

Nationals Statement

The Nationals WA State President, Colin Holt has ruled out preferencing the Labor Party ahead of the Liberal Party in all lower house seats.

Nedlands Candidate Max Hipkins On Shadow Boxing Interview Pt2

Innterview (part 2) with Nedlands Independent candidate Max Hipkins on WTV Shadow Boxing show, who is looking to take the seat from Liberal Bill Marmion.

Hipkins who has a background in planning has stated that the current government has taken away the planning rights of local communities and the vested interests of the development industry are being pandered too.

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