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The Weekly: 1st September 2017

The Weekly: 1st September 2017

This week in state politics saw the State Government press on with delivering its election commitments, with a focus on creating jobs and ...
Education top priority for new Kingsley MLA Jessica Stojkovska

Education top priority for new Kingsley MLA Jessica Stojkovska

Having grown up in the northern suburbs, Mrs Stojkovska is aware of the issues facing families.
Murray-Wellington MLA Robyn Clarke focused on regional jobs

Murray-Wellington MLA Robyn Clarke focused on regional jobs

As the new Murray-Wellington MLA, Robyn Clarke’s first priority will be job creation through developing existing and new industries.
Bicton MLA Lisa O'Malley looks to put the community first

Bicton MLA Lisa O'Malley looks to put the community first

As the new Bicton MLA, the voice of the community will continue to be a platform Lisa O’Malley will use to guide her in her new role.
Local business owner Kevin Michel ready to get the Pilbara back to work

Local business owner Kevin Michel ready to get the Pilbara back to work

Through his links to the business community, Mr Michel became keenly aware of the Liberal-National's lack of foresight in the region.
Decorated police officer Mark Folkard ready for new challenges as Burns Beach MLA

Decorated police officer Mark Folkard ready for new challenges as Burns Beach MLA

Mr Folkard said he had seen the consequences of rising unemployment on WA communities and will advocate to expedite government projects.
Award winning educator Matthew Hughes ready to start term as new Kalamunda MLA

Award winning educator Matthew Hughes ready to start term as new Kalamunda MLA

Mr Hughes is familiar with the issues facing the eastern metropolitan region and appreciates the diverse communities in the electorate.
McGowan Government announces government department amalgamations

McGowan Government announces government department amalgamations

The Labor Government announced phase one of the Public Sector Renewal today, which reduces public sector government agencies by 40 per cent.
New MLA Simon Millman ready to work for the people of Mt Lawley

New MLA Simon Millman ready to work for the people of Mt Lawley

Mr Millman’s first priority as politician is to bring local businesses together to discuss WA Labor’s Plan for Jobs.
Local Boy David Michael, is Balcatta’s New Labor MLA

Local Boy David Michael, is Balcatta’s New Labor MLA

Passionate about his community, Mr Michael has been a life-long local and has served as a councillor with the City of Stirling.
Introducing Barry Urban, Labor’s new member for Darling Range

Introducing Barry Urban, Labor’s new member for Darling Range

As a police officer for 24 years, law and order issues feature highly on Mr Urban’s list of priorities.
New Labor MLA Reece Whitby, ready to represent the people of Baldivis

New Labor MLA Reece Whitby, ready to represent the people of Baldivis

Mr Whitby says one of his first priorities is to work with Mark McGowan on creating jobs.
Long time local Sabine Winton, Labor’s new member for Wanneroo

Long time local Sabine Winton, Labor’s new member for Wanneroo

Mrs Winton says she will work from day one to implement Labor’s Plan for Jobs and advocate for local projects that create local jobs.
Former school teacher Terry Healy, is Southern River's new Labor MLA

Former school teacher Terry Healy, is Southern River's new Labor MLA

Mr Healy says his links to the local community would stand him in good stead in his new role serving the people of Huntingdale and Gosnells.
Meet Labor's new member for Forrestfield, Stephen Price

Meet Labor's new member for Forrestfield, Stephen Price

Mr Price says one of his first priorities would be addressing crime in his electorate.
Political powerhouse Amber-Jade Sanderson, is Labor's new member for Morley

Political powerhouse Amber-Jade Sanderson, is Labor's new member for Morley

Ms Sanderson says one of her first priorities would be the Morley-Ellenbrook railway.
Welcome Don Punch, Labor's New Member for Bunbury

Welcome Don Punch, Labor's New Member for Bunbury

Mr Punch is well-placed to get results, with a strong background in government and knowledge of the region honed over 18 years at the SWDC.
Perth's new Labor MLA, John Carey, needs no introduction

Perth's new Labor MLA, John Carey, needs no introduction

Former City of Vincent Mayor John Carey says his first priority as new Perth MP will be to advocate for small business.
New McGowan Ministry announced

New McGowan Ministry announced

Premier-elect Mark McGowan announces portfolios for 17 Ministers and seven Parliamentary Secretaries. Download our WA Labor guide here.
Meet WA Labor's new MP's

Meet WA Labor's new MP's

Western Australia’s 2017 State Election delivered an historical result. Read our profiles of WA Labor's record number of new MP's here.