Parliament Speech: Don Brandenburg, Hawthorne House
Last Friday I was pleased to enjoy some scones with the Brandenburg Family and Friends of Hawthorne House, an Alzheimer’s respite facility in Albany. The celebration was to honour the generous bequest of 1 million dollars made by the late Don Brandenburg to Hawthorn House. This money will be used to build a second facility on thei...
Parliament Speech: Cashless Debit Card trial approved
After a long and hard-fought campaign, the Australian Senate last night approved legislation which will allow a trial of the Cashless Debit Card in the Goldfields. Months of speculation have ended and, with the endorsement of both houses of Parliament, I believe we will see the rollout of this card starting within a matter of weeks...
Parliament Speech: Thankyou to Betty Logan and Amanda Bennell
Mr Speaker, I rise today to give a warm welcome to Parliament to two strong, capable indigenous women from my electorate of O’Connor. Shire Councillor Betty Logan and Amanda Bennell have travelled from the Goldfields town of Coolgardie, to be here for some important events this week. These amazing women, only momen...