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WA Government Fails To Fight For Space Agency

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 The Western Australian government has missed a multi-generational opportunity to lead Australia’s international engagement in space, by not putting forward a detailed proposal to have the Australian Space Agency headquartered in WA. WA Liberal Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds said whilst the State Government had commissioned a report into space capability […]

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Supporting Our Aged Care Sector

Aged Care (Single Quality Framework) Reform Bill 2018 I was particularly proud the first piece of legislation, Aged Care (Single Quality Framework) Reform Bill 2018, I shepherded through the Senate as Assistant Minister, was on behalf of my colleague and good friend the Hon. Ken Wyatt. This legislation will strengthen protection for our Aged Care […]

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Tackling Modern Slavery And ‘Voluntourism’

In April I travelled privately to London to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) program, which addressed the issue of human trafficking and child exploitation.  What a week!  I was able to outline the Federal Government’s concerns and to seek support from the Commonwealth to tackle the child exploitation industry.  Since CHOGM, […]

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Delivering A Fairer Share For WA!

Finally the GST has been fixed!  Our Western Australian Liberal team has been working tirelessly for our state to get a fair share of the GST.  At 30 cents in the dollar, the previous GST formula was simply unfair. In the new legislation, all states will be better off because of a more sustainable formula. […]

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Better Health Care For Regional WA

After seeking Federal Government financial support for the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s new fleet of aircraft, I was delighted when the Liberal Government delivered $4.5 million towards sustaining the work of this important health service. The first of the fantastic new PC-24 jet aircrafts recently arrived in Perth. The aircrafts can service all of WA […]

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BILLS: Modern Slavery Bill 2018 – 28 November 2018

Senator REYNOLDS (Western Australia—Assistant Minister for Home Affairs) (12:22): I thank all of my colleagues from the bottom of my heart for their contributions here today and I echo the sentiments of all who have spoken on this bill and all who have contributed. I do think it represents the very best of this Senate and […]

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BILLS: Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 – 15 November 2018

Senator REYNOLDS (Western Australia—Assistant Minister for Home Affairs) (10:28): I too rise to speak in support of the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017. I would start by making the observation that, while most Australians would agree that only Australians should have the power to influence the outcome of our national elections, […]

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Remembrance Day – Legacy speech

Ladies and Gentleman, thank you very much. It’s a great honour to be with you today on this special occasion. I acknowledge the President of Sydney Legacy, Legatee Greg Wrate; Contemporary widow Gwen Cherne, who has worked tirelessly to help build a better future for military families; Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Ash Papp; and […]

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Great news for Gosnells as brand new Sutherlands Park hockey facility opens

Great news for Gosnells as brand new Sutherlands Park hockey facility opens   Liberal Senator for Western Australia Linda Reynolds has welcomed the opening of a brand new hockey facility in Sutherlands Park. Senator Reynolds said she was delighted to see another Liberal National Coalition election promise being delivered for Western Australians and the opening […]

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