Don Punch to host town hall meetings as mid-term pulse check

South Western Times
Don Punch
Camera IconDon Punch Credit: Jon Gellweiler

Bunbury MLA Don Punch will hold a series of community meetings through the first half of the year as the midway point of the government’s four-year term approaches.

“I think this is the perfect time to go out and ask the community how we are going and what else needs to be done,” Mr Punch said.

“No local member can be effective unless they hear regularly from the people they represent so I am looking forward to the conversations these meetings will generate.

“Community input is vital if we are to have good government that responds to the needs and aspirations of the people we represent.”

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The first of seven meetings will take place on February 9 and the final meeting will be held in the first week of May.

Infrastructure, health, law and order, community services, education, environment and sport will be the focuses of the different meetings.

“I hope people take advantage of this opportunity to come along to share their ideas with me and hear the ideas of others in the community,” he said.

Those interested in attending the meetings can do so by contacting Mr Punch’s office on 9791 3636 or by emailing bunbury@mp.wa.gov.au.

Meeting times and dates:

February 9: Infrastructure – RSL Hall, Spencer Street, 1pm

February 23: Health – Girl Guides’ Hall, Mary Street, South Bunbury, 1pm

March 23: Law and Order – Withers Library, Hudson Road, Withers, 1pm

March 30: Community Services – Milligan House, Milligan Street, Carey Park, 1pm

April 6: Education – Carey Park Scout Hall, Wisbey Street, Carey beginning, 1pm

April 27: Environment – Dalyellup Sports Pavilion, Wake Drive, Dalyellup, 1pm

May 4: Sport – PCYC, Parade Road, Withers, 1pm

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