QoN: Department staff demographics

The following question on notice was asked by Zac Kirkup, Member for Dawesville and answered by the Hon Fran Logan, Minister for Emergency Services on Tuesday 27 June 2017: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities for departments, agencies, and publicly owned corporations: (a)…

QoN: Rural Fire Service

The following Question on Notice was asked by the Member for Dawesville Zac Kirkup and answered in the Legislative Assembly by the Hon Fran Logan, Minister for Emergency Services on Tuesday 27 June 2017: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services: (1) Can the Minister confirm that the State Government will be establishing…

QoN: Contract staff

The following Question on Notice was asked by the Member for Dawesville Zac Kirkup and answered by the Hon Fran Logan Minister for Emergency Services on Tuesday 27 June, 2017: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities as of 23 May 2017 for departments,…

QwN: Bushfire Mitigation Summit

The following question without notice and supplementary question were asked by the Hon Terry Redman and answered by the Hon Fran Logan, Minister for Emergency Services in the Legislative Assembly yesterday: Mr D.T. REDMAN to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the minister’s exclusive invite-only bushfire summit last Friday where he said there…

Fire truck pulled from City fleet

  The City of Albany has been forced to remove one of its heavy-duty trucks from its fleet indefinitely after the findings of the coronial inquest into the death of firefighter Wendy Bearfoot revealed the truck “disturbingly” had still not been fully upgraded or replaced five years on. Coroner Sarah Linton found a combination of…

Tariffs, fees and charges to assist in budget repair (ESL up 3.35%)

Tariffs, fees and charges to assist in budget repair ​McGowan Government announces changes to household fees and charges Concession programs improved to minimise the impact on those in most need Annual Energy Assistance Payment increased to $300, a $66 increase from 2016-17 Increased funding for the Hardship Utility Grant Scheme and financial counselling No new…

QwN: Bushfire Mitigation Summit

The following Question Without Notice was asked yesterday by the Hon Colin De Grussa in the Legislative Council and answered by the Hon Stephen Dawson representing the Minister for Emergency Services Hon COLIN DE GRUSSA to the minister representing the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the minister’s bushfire mitigation summit this Friday. (1)…

QwN: Peel Mobile Health Service

The following Question Without Notice was asked by the new Member for Murray-Wellington, Robyn Clarke to the Hon Roger Cook, Minister for Health, in Parliament yesterday: Mrs R.M.J. CLARKE to the Minister for Health: I refer to the Peel Mobile Health Service, which the previous Liberal–National government and the member for Dawesville provided no funding for,…

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…