Tabling of the WA Farmers' Live Exports petition
I rise today to table this petition on behalf of the WA Farmers organisation, which represents family farms and business throughout my electorate of O'Connor and more broadly across WA. This petition contains over 980 signatures calling on the House to undertake an economic and social investigation into the importance of the li...
Albany to get gold seal radiation service
Cancer touches the lives of so many people, young and old. I am blessed to have a family untouched by cancer, from my 92 year-old mother who still enjoys great health, right down to my four beautiful children. But not everyone is so lucky… ...
Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre
On 31 August it was my great pleasure to officially open the Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre, a building destined to become a Wheatbelt icon. This exceptional building is completely made of wood and is the biggest civic timber construction built in Western Australia since World War II. Much of th...
Making it easier for regional students to access tertiary education (part 1)
I rise today to support the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Student Reform) Bill 2018. This bill implements measures that will make it easier for rural, regional and remote students who have to move away from home to study and to gain youth allowance pa...
Making it easier for regional students to access tertiary education (part 2)
Despite the disparities regional families, students and schools often face, I want to congratulate our regional schools for their commitment to academic excellence. One of my local schools in Albany, the Albany Senior High School, celebrates 100 years this year and is a testament to the success of regional ...
Standing up for Live Exports
I rise today to update the House on some of the activities and forums that were held around my electorate relating to the live export industry during the winter break. On 20 July, in my home town of Katanning, over a thousand farmers, truckies and small-business people gathered at the Katanning rec centre in an extraordinary display of solida...
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