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2016 Election inquiry heads to Townsville

30 January 2017 The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters will hold a public hearing in Townsville tomorrow to take evidence about the 2016 Federal Election. Committee Chair Senator Linda Reynolds said the Committee was looking forward to the hearing as submissions from Townsville had raised important matters that occurred during the 2016 election. “Our […]

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2016 Election under scrutiny

September 27, 2016   The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has today announced its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election. The Special Minister of State has asked the Committee to conduct an inquiry with the following terms of reference: That the following matters be referred to the Joint Standing Committee on […]

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New Export Loan for West Australian Small Businesses

April 6, 2016 WEST Australian small and medium enterprises looking to export will find it easier to access finance thanks to the Small Business Export Loan. WA Senator Linda Reynolds said the Small Business Export Loan – provided by Australia’s export finance agency, Efic – will improve convenience, increase approval speed and provide greater flexibility […]

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MEDIA RELEASE – Parents and schools warned about sham Cambodian orphanages

MEDIA RELEASE PARENTS AND SCHOOLS WARNED ABOUT SHAM CAMBODIAN ORPHANGES 5 FEBRUARY 2016 Parents and schools contemplating helping Cambodian orphanages have been strongly warned to proceed with caution to ensure they are not unwittingly taking part in “orphanage tourism.” Following a recent visit to Cambodia to look at Australian aid projects, WA Senator Linda Reynolds […]

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Labor and the MUA – Dirty Tricks in Hasluck

Senator Linda Reynolds today slammed the Maritime Union of Australia and the Australian Labor Party for soliciting political donations in exchange for industrial peace. The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption last week revealed that during the 2013 Federal Election campaign, Chris Cain the MUA State Director and Campaign Fundraising Director for Adrian […]

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Senator Reynolds welcomes review into Seaward redevelopment

Senator for Western Australia Linda Reynolds welcomes the announcement by the Federal Government that Lieutenant General Mark Evans has been appointed to conduct a review into the redevelopment of Seaward Village.   “As someone who has consulted widely with residents and advocated for a Ministerial review I believe that more open communication regarding future changes, […]

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Leaders’ Retreat No Holiday For COAG

WEST Australian Senator Linda Reynolds does not believe a jaunt to an expensive luxury resort on Kangaroo Island by COAG leaders is the best use of taxpayer funds. Following a COAG meeting last week, Prime Minister Abbott revealed Premiers and Chief Ministers from across Australia would convene for a Leaders Retreat in July, with GST […]

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Premiers to the Pilbara

WEST Australian Senator Linda Reynolds has called for the Council of Australian Government (COAG) Leaders Retreat to be held in the Pilbara. Following COAG’s latest meeting last week Prime Minister Tony Abbott will host Premiers and Chief Ministers from across Australia at a “Leaders Retreat” in July. This will provide an opportunity for further discussions […]

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Competitive Federalism Could Be The Answer To WA’s GST Crisis

ADOPTING a model of competitive federalism could be the long term answer to WA’s GST crisis, according to West Australian Senator Linda Reynolds. Senator Reynolds said without changes to the way Australian federation operated within our constitution, poorly performing states and territories would never have an incentive to innovate and transform. “Under the current system […]

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