|"It's about continually striving to build better communities, to improve everyone's lifestyle."|
People living in rural areas face a challenging future and need effective representation in Parliament. Living at Dunorlan, in the heart of Western Tiers, I naturally feel strongly about, and voice my views on issues effecting those of us who choose to five in rural Tasmania. You will have heard or read about my support for the:
I have had a long association with agricultural commodities and crops and still actively farm when time permits - I understand farming.
However, agriculture is not the only issue effecting us - tourism is increasingly important in sustaining rural communities in Western Tiers. I have actively campaigned for:
As I move around communities from Kentish, the gateway to Cradle Mountain; to Port Sorell and its beaches and to the heritage towns of the Northern Midlands; I consistently hear the same message - help us retain our services - stop the government centralising everything in the larger cities.
Whenever this issue arises I argue for the retention of our existing services, and for gaining equal access to new services along with every other Tasmanian.
"It's about continually striving to build better communities, to improve everyone's lifestyle."