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Karnup Train Station and Bus Depot to go ahead

28.06.2018 in Community

In 2014, the then Barnett government Minister for Transport stated he would not even consider building a train station in Karnup until 2025. WA Labor went to the 2017 election promising to right this wrong and commence building the station in 2020. The McGowan government will...

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Barnett Government says no to Karnup train station

13.11.2014 in Uncategorized

The Barnett Liberal Government recently said that they will not commit to building a train station at Karnup until 2025. With rapid development in Baldivis, Secret Harbour, Golden Bay, Singleton and Madora Bay the pressure on existing stations, including Mandurah, Warnbro and Rockingham, will continue to grow....

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Great news for Singleton Primary

29.08.2014 in Community

Singleton Primary School P&C President Nikki Spagnolo, recently contacted me with concerns about student safety, due to delays with the installation of school crossings. On behalf of the P&C I wrote to the City of Rockingham highlighting the need to install the crossings. The City's response indicated...

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Win for Smirk Road Parents

30.07.2014 in Community, Parliament

I know there are plenty of problems around traffic and schools across the electorate but Baldivis parents with kids at the Smirk Road primary school have had a win. After parents approached me with their concerns, I wrote to the Minister for Transport and asked him...

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Concerns Raised Over Makybe Rise Primary School

23.07.2014 in Community, Featured

In recent times I have formally written to the Barnett government Minister for Education on behalf of the Makybe Rise Primary School community to raise some serious issues confronting the school.   Demountable Classrooms The first matter was in relation to the school having more demountable classrooms than...

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Local schools suffer under Barnett

13.02.2014 in Community, Featured, Parliament

Today Paul Papalia, Member for Warnbro, said that local schools were amongst the worst impacted by Barnett government underspending in education with two primary schools in the top 7 across the state for number of temporary demountable classrooms. Mr Papalia met with Gillian Wood, Chair of...