Public Sector Efficiency, Low Cost Goal of WA Service Priority Report

The McGowan Government will be focusing on a more efficient public sector, after releasing its final report of its Service Priority Review. The report includes 17 recommendations and 37 actions that will allow the public sector to operate more efficiently to provide better services at a lower cost to the community. “This report provides a…

Explanation “Not Comprehensive Enough” as Barry Urban Apologises “Unreservedly” Over Past

West Australian MP Barry Urban has faced Parliament to “apologise unreservedly” over discrepancies about his past. The member for Darling Range addressed Parliament for the first time following two weeks of speculation, however both the state government and opposition have criticised the now independent MP over his statement claiming his “explanation was not comprehensive enough.”…

MP Barry Urban Quits WA Labor Amid Doubts About Past

WA MP Barry Urban has resigned from the Labor Party over scandals about his past, eight months after being elected to parliament . The Member for Darling Range released a statement on Wednesday announcing he was quitting but would sit in Parliament as an independent, after informing Premier Mark McGowan of his decision. “I have…

McGowan Government Fights Violence Against Women in 16 Days of Action

Western Australia’s Government has taken a stand against domestic violence, launching a campaign to stop violence against women in the home. The government has launched it’s 16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women campaign on November 25, reminding Western Australians everyone has a part to play to prevent domestic violence. “This issue remains…

One Nation Claims Jobs & Investment Still At Risk Under New Gold Tax

The Western Australian state leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party has claimed new changes to the McGowan government’s gold tax plan are not “big enough or good enough” after a relaunch of the controversial State Budget measure. Colin Tincknell said despite the introduction of the new measures under the new gold tax plan this…

Laws to Remove Legal Action Time Limit For Child sex Abuse Victims

The McGowan government has introduced into parliament a Bill that will enable child sexual abuse victims to sue their attackers years after the crime has been committed. The bill enables child sexual abuse victims to sue for historical abuse by removing limitation periods for all child sexual abuse actions. “The removal of limitation periods for…

40,000 Tickets Added For Perth Stadium Open Day

An extra allocation of tickets will be made available for Optus Stadium’s Open Day after the initial allocation sold out within two hours. The Western Australian government will make an additional 40,000 free tickets available after its initial allocation of 70,000 were snapped up within 90 minutes. Tickets will be available from 10am on Friday…

WA Liberals To Target The Hearts & Minds Of Local Chinese

EXCLUSIVE REPORT Just seven months after going into opposition, the Liberal Party has formed a WA Chinese members club to garner support from the Asian community. During a launch at Parliament House on Wednesday evening, Liberal MPs were joined by members of the Chinese community. Former Liberal Candidate For Mirrabrooka Lily Chen has been appointed…

WA Premier Apologises For Convictions Over Homosexual Acts

The WA government has formally apologised to Western Australians who have been criminally convicted for homosexual acts. Premier Mark McGowan made the apology in State Parliament, calling it “long overdue” and claiming the government was doing all it could to “right this wrong.” “On behalf of the Government of Western Australia, I am sorry for…