The headquarters of technology and manufacturing companies could be lured to WA by a $100 million fund set to be established under a re-elected Labor Government.
WA’s border is helping prevent methamphetamine — as well as COVID-19 — get into the State, Mark McGowan says, as he predicted interstate travel controls would ‘be in place for at least the next year’.
Mark McGowan has been an exceptional leader over the past year. He deserves to win, handsomely, next month’s election. I still hope he quits afterwards.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
Mark McGowan may be set to win by a landslide on March 13 but there is still space for many up-and-coming political stars to shine over the next four years. Political Editor Joe Spagnolo reports.
Labor has promised a hefty $30.6 million of funding for a health hub in Byford if re-elected on March 13.
Liberal leader Zak Kirkup’s decision to speak candidly about the likelihood of his party beating Labor caused untold huffing and puffing in the media and political circles this week.
A senior McGowan Government minister has offered a scathing assessment of Zak Kirkup, accusing the WA Liberal leader of coveting the spotlight but “running away” from scrutiny.
A Federal Labor MP has slammed WA Liberal Leader Zak Kirkup over his shock early-concession of the 2021 State election, part of a mixed reaction across the country to ‘unprecedented’ move.
Mark McGowan has declared ‘the West Australian way is to never give up’, hours after Opposition leader Zak Kirkup’s extraordinary admission his party had no chance of winning the State Election.
Zak Kirkup has conceded the Liberals will lose the State election — declaring ‘it’s not my time’ but vowing to keep fighting so Labor is held accountable.
A straw poll of hundreds of West Australians casting their ballots in key electorates on the first day of early voting has found overwhelming support for WA Labor.
Josh Zimmerman, Caitlyn Rintoul, Charlotte Elton, Rangi Harini, Brianna Dugan and Jake Dietsch
Liberal leader Zak Kirkup has lashed out at Labor for preferencing anti-vaxxers above the Liberals in Riverton, a seat where the Labor candidate is a GP.
A GP, a teacher, a paramedic and a fly-in, fly-out sparkie — all installed as near unbackable favourites by bookmakers in electorates that have rarely, if ever, voted red.
Queensland billionaire Clive Palmer has reignited his spat with Mark McGowan over a $30 billion damages claim related to his iron ore interests.
WA election 2021: Education Minister Sue Ellery has left the door open to introducing a compulsory Year 1 phonics test
Bookmakers are tipping an Election Day slaughtering with the WA Liberals on course to lose seven of their 13 seats – including that of opposition leader Zak Kirkup.
Mark McGowan is openly urging West Australians to head to pre-poll booths from Wednesday as Labor launches a sophisticated digital campaign to dominate the shift to early voting this election.
Peter Law and Joe Spagnolo
Deputy Premier Roger Cook has derided the WA Liberals over the preselection of ‘weird, dangerous’ candidates as a sign of immaturity and labelled Zak Kirkup ‘delusional’ for his post-election plan.
Mark McGowan has placed the creation of 125,000 new jobs in five years at the heart of his re-election pitch.
WA Premier Mark McGowan will today officially launch Labor’s campaign for the election, promising 300 more trainees and apprenticeships as part of a WA Jobs Plan.
Premier Mark McGowan says anyone predicting a landslide victory for his government on March 13, should “take a cold shower”.
Mental Health minister Roger Cook says WA has a ‘long way to go’ when it comes to funding treatment for mental illness, as demand for services in the State continues to rise.
Despite pre-poll surveys suggesting Mark McGowan will cruise to victory at March’s State Election, his campaign has — a little embarrassingly — stalled for the first time. WATCH THE VISION HERE
For two months, Mark McGowan and Zak Kirkup have been going through the motions. But the narrative has shifted. The question now is: What does Labor want to achieve with control in both houses?
Peter LawState Political Editor
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