Housing – Fire safety assessment

The following Brief Ministerial Statement was read into Parliament yesterday by the Hon Bill Johnston, Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations MR W.J. JOHNSTON Yesterday the Minister for Housing spoke in this house about the horrific fire at the Grenfell Tower in London and the actions taken to ensure that social housing tenants in Western Australia are kept…

QoN: Portfolio expenses

The following Question on Notice was asked in Parliament by the Member for Dawesville, Zac Kirkup and answered by the Hon Fran Logan, Minster for Emergency Services on 20 June, 2017 Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities since 17 March 2017 for departments,…

Agenda released ahead of Friday’s Bushfire Mitigation Summit

Prescribed burning, bushfire management, and updates on the Ferguson report will be some of the subjects covered Participant-led conversation across full day to guide future strategies Summit honours Labor commitment to bring key stakeholders together The agenda for this Friday’s Bushfire Mitigation Summit has been sent to all attendees. The summit will include representatives from…

Agile, smart, inclusive. Review to transform WA local government

Election commitment honoured with commencement of Local Government Act review Review to reduce red tape, modernise local governments and deliver for communities Election participation, online reporting and gift disclosures first to be targeted A major review of Western Australia’s outdated Local Government Act is under way, with community participation in elections, online reporting and gift…

Submissions urgently requested for Bushfire Mitigation Summit

Submissions urgently requested for Bushfire Mitigation Summit From the OEM website: The State Government is committed to hearing stakeholders’ views on a range of bushfire management issues to guide future strategies to mitigate bushfires in Western Australia. With three special inquiries and numerous events impacting on the people, property and environment in Western Australia we…