I welcome the long overdue announcement that the Mussleroe wind farm is one step closer to being built. The Mussleroe development is good news for a region that has faced a number of challenges in recent times including a downturn in the forest industry and the threat of school closures. The development represents one of [...]
I thought I would tell Parliament what I got up to between last week’s sitting and this week’s, because of course last Thursday was a day off for the southerners. The northerners quite properly went back to work, just not in the company of parliament.
It is extremely disappointing that having caused the loss of softwood resource, the Labor-Green Government has done absolutely nothing to genuinely support the Scottsdale community, as the last major sawmill in the region closes. This Government has been failing the north-east for 12 years now and federal Labor is complicit in this sad situation too. [...]