Visiting Swan Christian College

On Friday I met the team at Swan Christian College who are providing a great service to the local community. PISA tables place Australia near the bottom in educational outcomes and near the top in classroom disruption amongst comparable OECD countries. We need to return to firm discipline and parental Read more…

A Fair Return on our Finite Resources

Originally published in the West Australian 09 November 2018 The assertion that changes to the deeply flawed petroleum resources rent tax (PRRT) risk frightening away investment doesn’t stack up (Caution needed on tax overhaul for oil and gas industry, Editorial, 6/11). Compared to other countries, our taxation arrangements are ridiculously Read more…

Plan for Community Rally 2018

Yesterday I joined community groups for the plan for community rally at WA Parliament to call for a fairer, more transparent planning system that puts people – not special interests – first. I was fortunate enough to speak on the matter to call for a more democratic, transparent planning decisions and curbs Read more…

Girls Without Limits

Tonight I attended an open evening in Ellenbrook with the excellent Caroline Thompson. Girls Without Limits is a WA based Not-For-Profit that focuses on providing an environment and strategies to promote positive mindsets, emotional intelligence, physical activity and a sense of belonging for girls.