As the nation gears up for another federal election, politicians seem more concerned with controlling the property markets in Sydney and Melbourne than with what’s happening here in Western Australia.

East-coast-centric policy settings do not have the desired effects here in the West.

East-coast-centric policy settings do not have the desired effects here in the West. Time and time again we’ve seen WA overly relied upon when times are good and ignored when we are doing it tough.

 

Only recently, efforts to cool housing pricing in Sydney and Melbourne have negatively impacted the WA housing market, making it more difficult for our local property market to get back on its feet.

 

We must have a voice in the national debate. We cannot afford for national policies to be a handbrake to our state’s growth.

 

So during this federal election, we will be asking What about WA?

Share your local issues that federal politics needs to know.

The five key policy commitments we’re asking for:

What you’ve said

Countdown to the 2019 federal election