News was released this week announcing a surge in Chinese demand for iron-ore bringing the state $10.7 billion in royalties.
Western Australia Party candidate for Mining and Pastoral Dave Grills said today the recent demand for iron-ore should provide a welcome boost to local employment in regional areas.
Mr Grills said the Mining & Industry Read More
Western Australia Party MP Charles Smith said the fire sparked last week in the Perth hills is an urgent call to Satterley to withdraw the proposed development in North Stoneville.
Mr Smith said the area earmarked for high-density development is in an extreme bushfire zone.
Last week’s fire destroyed 86 homes with Property & Real Estate Read More
Important legislative changes that affect the way in which local governments undertake their business have come into effect.
The changes mean local governments now have a requirement to adhere to minimum standards covering the recruitment, selection, performance review and early termination of Chief Executive Officers.
They also introduce a mandatory code of Read More
The WA Government has established a new Ministerial Multicultural Advisory Council (MMAC) to consult on issues facing culturally and linguistically diverse communities of Western Australia.
The Council will advise the Government and Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, on government policy, programs, services and planning processes as well as emerging issues Read More
The State Government has strengthened Western Australia's domestic gas policy to ensure security of supply for Western Australians.
The WA Domestic Gas Policy secures the State's long-term energy needs and ongoing economic development by ensuring that LNG export project developers also make gas equivalent to 15 per cent of exports available Read More
The WA Government's Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Amendment (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020 passed Parliament today.
The Bill will ease the burden on health care workers who contract the virus and require access to workers' compensation entitlements.
As experienced in Victoria, many essential health care workers are working in difficult circumstances and COVID-19 Read More
A new Bill has been introduced to State Parliament to support critical Government decision-making, reduce costs and deliver financial relief to businesses and individuals, as part of the COVID-19 economic recovery measures.
The COVID-19 Response and Economic Recovery Omnibus Bill 2020 will allow State Government agencies to continue to operate in COVID-19 Read More
The final report of the Inquiry into the City of Perth was today tabled in State Parliament, outlining a litany of dysfunction, poor governance, factionalism, and fertile ground for greed, incompetence and mismanagement.
The 2,000-page document contains over 250 findings and 350 recommendations, which have implications for the City and the Read More
The Salaries and Allowances Tribunal has issued a Report following a review of allowances that are provided to Members of the Parliament of Western Australia.
The review initially focused on the effectiveness of allowances, but its scope expanded following consultation between the Tribunal and the Corruption and Crime Commission, which was Read More
Mental Health Minister Roger Cook has asked the Chief Psychiatrist to undertake a targeted, independent review into how the public mental health system cared for 13-year-old Kate Savage, who recently passed away.
The review will focus on the clinical care, and comment on how to improve mental health services for young Read More