Election 2013 Western Australia March 9

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Nationals Agricultural vision promises more for regional communities

Nationals Statement

Nationals Candidate for Moore Shane Love said The Nationals $300m agriculture policy was the only election commitment on the table that offered a long-term plan for agriculture and regional communities.

“The Nationals are keen to invest an extra $300m into the future of agriculture, but it will only be delivered if we retain the balance of power.

West Kimberley package to deliver on promises

Nationals Statement February 26

NATIONALS candidate for the Kimberley, MICHELE PUCCI, has today told how the $125million West Kimberley Package announced by Minister for Regional Development, Brendon Grylls, in Broome last week has been very well received by the wider community.

Michele Pucci said that it was an exciting, eclectic package that would greatly assist with the visions that local people, businesses and government were working towards for the West Kimberley region involving community, agriculture, recreation, tourism, housing, small business and industry.

Liberals Collecting Private Information

WA Liberals recently engaged in a act of collecting peoples personal data in a very underhand manner.

Liberal Postal Vote

The Liberals have put their postal address on the prepaid envelope provided, so all the private and confidential information is being sent the to the WA Liberal Postal Address.

It is not disclosed the information is being sent to the WA Liberals.

Nationals Agricultural vision promises more for regional communities

Nationals Statement

Nationals Candidate for Moore Shane Love said The Nationals $300m agriculture policy was the only election commitment on the table that offered a long-term plan for agriculture and regional communities.

“The Nationals are keen to invest an extra $300m into the future of agriculture, but it will only be delivered if we retain the balance of power.

WA Labor will progress Ocean Reef Marina

Labor Statement February 20

WA Labor is committed to progressing the Ocean Reef Marina and will allocate $1million in funding to the City of Joondalup to progress the project says Labor Candidate for Ocean Reef, Philippa Taylor

"Discussions about the Ocean Reef Marina have gone on far too long. Real steps need to be taken now to progress this important and much needed project in the northern suburbs," said Ms Taylor.

Indigenous Cultural Centre by Waterfront Should be World-Class, Top-Priority

Greens Statement

Lynn MacLaren MLC, Greens WA spokesperson on Arts and Culture, said today she welcomed the renewed focus on a national Indigenous Cultural Centre at the Waterfront development.

“A national Indigenous Cultural Centre should have been the State’s top priority for the waterfront development to offset the destruction of heritage values and loss of public open space,” Ms MacLaren said today at the ‘Get Your Arts Into Gear’ Election Forum run by the Chamber of Arts and Culture.

$125m to unlock the West Kimberley

Nationals Statement

The Nationals WA today launched their visionary $125 million West Kimberley Revitalisation Plan to help unlock the potential of the region, should they retain the balance of power at the State election.

Leader of The Nationals WA, Brendon Grylls and candidate for Kimberley, Michele Pucci said the $125 million Royalties for Regions package would kick-start important community projects, including additional funding to deliver the Broome Boating Facility.

David Jones CEO is booted why not Buswell

David Jones CEO had to resign after inappropriate sexual conduct, so why not Buswell?

Premier Barnett has defended Treasurer Buswell despite his conduct over the last several years, including in the recent leaders debate
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Barnett caught out on forced amalgamations

Labor Statement

A Barnett Government backbencher has confirmed that the Liberal Party supports forced local government amalgamations, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

Mr McGowan said the Armadale Examiner newspaper revealed that during a debate in Armadale on February 20, Member for Darling Range Tony Simpson admitted the Liberal Party supported forced amalgamations if the Government was re-elected.

Country pensioners set to benefit from Fuel Card increase,

Nationals Statement

Esperance pensioners with a Royalties for Regions’ Country Aged Pension Fuel Card will receive more assistance with fuel and transport costs, if The Nationals WA retain the balance of power in the State election.

Colin de Grussa, The Nationals WA Candidate for Eyre said 1300 pensioners in Esperance were already enjoying the benefits of the Fuel Card since it had been delivered by Royalties for Regions.

Overwhelming public support for Greens renewable energy vision

Greens Statement

Robin Chapple MLC, Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region, and Greens WA spokesperson for Climate Change and Energy policy, today welcomed the findings of the Shell Australia “Future Energy Survey 2013” report.  “This company can hardly be described as Green fellow-travellers, which lends even more credibility to their findings”, Mr Chapple observed.

Carles shows there is still Love

Adele Carles is using the love word in her campaign strategy.

Carles is being sued by her Ex Lover and Treasurer Liberal Troy Buswell for disclosing personal details of their relationship.

Subi Mayor Slates Liberals

Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson has come out in an attack on the Barnett Governments intention to force Council mergers after the WA State Election.

Henderson has urged voters in the Council area to consider carefully how they vote in the upcoming election.

Barnett’s secret plan to reduce debt exposed – privatisation

Labor Statement

Colin Barnett will look to sell the State's assets to try to fix his insatiable appetite for debt according to a former senior Government staffer, Shadow Treasurer Ben Wyatt said today.

Mr Wyatt said a media report written today by Energy Minister Peter Collier's former Chief of Staff revealed Premier Colin Barnett's office made reference to privatisation as a 'second term project'.

WA Labor to make life easier for seniors

Labor Statement

A McGowan Labor Government will make life easier for seniors by introducing free photo ID cards for seniors who do not hold a valid driver's licence and ensure all seniors and pensioners living in retirement villages and caravan parks receive their Cost of Living Assistance (CoLA) payment, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan said today.

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