North Metro Issues

PLANNING — SUBIACO OVAL

2416. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Lands:

I refer to the future uses of Subiaco Oval, and I ask:

(a)  does the State Government have any agreements with the WA Football Commission regarding access to Subiaco Oval after the planned redevelopment of the grandstand areas; and

(b)  if yes to (a), will the Minister please table any and all such agreements?

Hon Stephen Dawson replied:

(a)  Yes.

McGOWAN GOVERNMENT — BUDGET MANAGEMENT

Motion

HON COLIN TINCKNELL (South West) [10.08 am] — without notice: I move —

That this house —

(a)  recognises that the $64 million savings proposed through education cuts delivered by the McGowan government in the 2018 state budget were unnecessary and have had highly foreseeable consequences, which is particularly evident in the case of the privatisation of the Landsdale Farm School operation;

Use of blue-white LED streetlights disappointing: Greens

Greens Member for the North Metropolitan Region, Hon Alison Xamon, following questions in Parliament has found that the blue-white LED streetlights currently being installed are not fit for purpose and in any event will be superseded by the end of the year.

“Residents in Claremont and other suburbs that have recently had the disruptive blue-white street lights installed are justified in their concerns,” she said. “For the sake of a few months they could have had lighting that meets international standards.”

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