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Barnett’s bandaid not enough for Fremantle’s Warders’ Cottages
5th May 2014
Barnett’s bandaid not enough for Fremantle’s Warders’ Cottages

Fast facts: The Warders’ Cottages, built in the 1850s, are among the country’s oldest continuous terraces The historic cottages have been empty for nearly three years since the Barnett Government evicted the tenants Today’s announcement is an empty commitment for heritage and for Fremantle The Barnett Government’s announcement of $2million towards Fremantle’s iconic Warders’ Cottages …

Warders’ Cottages to fall victim to Barnett’s budget bungle
29th Apr 2014
Warders’ Cottages to fall victim to Barnett’s budget bungle

Fremantle looks set take a hit in this year’s State budget, with early signs revealing that the Warders’ Cottages may be the first victim of the Government’s financial mismanagement. Fremantle Labor MP Simone McGurk said the Liberal National Government looked likely to adopt a plan to renovate and sell off two cottages at a time, …

Cynical Freo schools survey does little to ease parent concerns
11th Apr 2014
Cynical Freo schools survey does little to ease parent concerns

The State Government has failed to ease parents’ concerns over possible school amalgamations in the Fremantle area by releasing a misleading survey disguised as community consultation, Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk said. “It has been over six months since the initial announcement on possible school closures, but the State Government still hasn’t laid out any …

Warders’ Cottages petition launched
7th Mar 2014
Warders’ Cottages petition launched

State Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk has launched an online petition calling on the Government to act on the dilapidated Warders’ Cottages in central Fremantle. The petition calls on the State Liberal Government to recognise the historic significance of the Warders’ Cottages, ensure there are resources to restore them, and put in place suitable plans …

Local parents applauded for taking up the immunisation fight
29th Jan 2014
Local parents applauded for taking up the immunisation fight

Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk today spoke at the launch of a local organisation committed to promoting the benefits of immunisation within the community. Ms McGurk said when it comes to immunisation we must be guided by science, which is overwhelming in support of immunisation. “There is some confusion in the public domain about immunisation …