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Albanese Labor government to invest in South Lake Ottey Centre

Under an Albanese Labor Government, Cockburn families will benefit from investment in the fantastic South Lake Ottey Centre.


More help for southern suburbs families, less pressure on hospitals

Under Labor, families in Perth’s southern suburbs will get the bulk billed urgent medical care they need, without having to wait hours at over-burdened hospital emergency departments.


Labor will clean up Swan & Canning Rivers

An Albanese Labor Government will help clean up the Swan and Canning Rivers to improve the ecological health, water quality, and amenity of Perth’s two major waterways.


Funding delivered for projects across our community

From the installation of solar panels to essential equipment and facility upgrades, a diverse range of projects at 22 community and sporting groups across the federal electorate of Fremantle are currently underway or complete thanks to a total of $217,500 in recent Commonwealth grant funding.


Morrison’s last-minute dry dock won’t fill shipbuilding void

After years of delay, neglect, and snubs when it comes to Western Australian shipbuilding, the PM today begins his last-minute ‘please like me’ tour with the long-awaited announcement of infrastructure that won’t be operational until 2028.


Community battery plan to cut bills and emissions in Cockburn

An Albanese Labor Government will cut power bills and reduce emissions for Cockburn households by installing a community battery in Coogee.


Time for Morrison government to deliver on ocean-plastic promise

If the Morrison Government was serious and responsible in relation to its claims to international environmental leadership, it would actively support an effective and ambitious framework for tackling the harmful and growing impacts of plastic pollution.


More waste, more rubbish: Government spends millions on greenwashing, again

Departmental officials today confirmed that Scott Morrison’s $19.6 million Remade in Australia campaign is nothing but wasteful hollow packaging and is not a logo or label that allows consumers to identify products that include recycled material.


OPINION: Stop the packaging scourge

As with any piece of ineffective regulation, the existing framework is not only failing to deliver on its aims, but is allowing free-riders to avoid responsibility and gain a benefit over those companies that do the right thing.


OPINION: A health check on the road to circularity

As we look to 2022, there is every reason to be optimistic about Australia’s potential to take on the big task of creating a circular economy as part of the wider push towards sustainability. The community wants that to occur, and industry will rise to the challenge if provided with a clear and consistent framework. To join those two vectors of change we need policy leadership that is comprehensive, coordinated, harmonised, and strategic.

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