Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is pleased the McGowan Government has supported his call for an enquiry into issues affecting short stay accommodation providers.
“I have been approached by a number of people in the tourism industry regarding the ‘unequal playing field’ between registered and unregistered short stay accommodation providers, and the use of online booking platforms such as Airbnb,” Mr Redman said.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman and the Nationals WA believe the State Government needs to take a leadership role in finding a workable solution regarding the use of online booking platforms by non-registered holiday home operators.
“I have had significant feedback on the issue of unregistered accommodation places, and claims that there is not a level playing field compared to commercial accommodation providers,” Mr Redman said.
The Nationals WA have sown the seeds for a new policy to utilise the near-dormant Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF) to create ongoing, on-country Aboriginal ranger jobs.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman extends his congratulations to Manjimup Senior High School on the outstanding exam results achieved after it was recently revealed they ranked eighth of all WA schools.
“It is very encouraging to see a regional public school achieve such a high average exam result in the Year 12 end of year exams,” Mr Redman said.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman says a McGowan Government decision to reduce the value of KidSport vouchers and remove some club-based organisations from the program altogether will reduce participation rates of at-risk children and youth.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is dismayed with the Labor McGowan Government proposal to annually raid 20 percent of funds from the Agricultural Education Farm Provisions Trust.
The five WA agricultural colleges – Cunderdin, Denmark, Harvey, Morawa and Narrogin, as well as the Esperance SHS Farm Training Centre each contribute 40 percent of farm revenue to the Trust monthly.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is frustrated with the McGowan Labor Government’s latest announcement that families will be forced to pay around double for children to participate in VacSwim classes.
Labor Minister for Education and Training, Hon Sue Ellery announced that fees for a 10 day program will increase from $13.50 to $30, or $20 for families with a concession card.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is outraged the McGowan Labor Government has cut a raft of regional educational programs that will limit learning opportunities for school children.
School camps at Bridgetown and Pemberton are set to close at the end of 2018 despite covering most of their costs and offering high quality educational experiences.Read more
The Labor Government has failed volunteer emergency services by dragging their heels on opening applications for the Emergency Service Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme.
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman said with the fire season afoot and emergency service volunteers facing a busy holiday season, it was ludicrous that eligible Brigades, Groups and Units (BGUs) could still not apply for the cards.
When questioned in Parliament yesterday about the application delay, the Minister for Emergency Services was still unable to advise of a specific opening date.Read more
Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman is keen to promote the 2017 WALGA RoadWise Road Ribbon for Road Safety campaign, which was recently launched and runs until January 5 next year.
The campaign is committed to improving road safety by increasing awareness, getting the community involved and working together to reduce road fatalities and injuries in Western Australia.Read more