Time for Liberals and Nationals to come clean on fast train mirage

After months of speculation, the Nationals’ commitment to a Bunbury fast train amounts to nothing more than hot air, as Labor remains the only party with a plan to actually build a faster service, WA Labor’s Bunbury candidate Don Punch said today.

Labor community support package to assist Bunbury community groups

A McGowan Labor government will support a host of Bunbury’s grass-roots community organisations with a funding package to boost their invaluable local work, candidate Don Punch said today.

WA Labor provides fresh approach to popular community nursery

The Leschnault Community Nursery is set to benefit from a $50,000 funding boost under a McGowan Labor government, Bunbury’s Labor candidate Don Punch announced during a visit to the nursery today.

WA Labor to provide fresh approach to tourism in Bunbury

WA Labor will provide a fresh approach to tourism in Bunbury through a number of initiatives that will create local jobs and boost the economy.

Labor questions Liberal-National abolition of SW Planning Committee

Bunbury Labor candidate Don Punch has questioned the Liberal-National Coalition government’s decision to abolish the South-West Planning Committee, taking away the ability of locals to make decisions about land use in the South West.

Punch hits back at Payne Park sell off plan

Bunbury Labor candidate Don Punch is not impressed with National candidate James Hayward’s proposal to sell off Payne Park, viewing it as a short sighted solution to a lack of investment in sporting facilities in Bunbury over many years.

Hailfax deserves better says Punch

Addressing issues within the Halifax Business Park – including transport, water and security - will be one of the many local issues that Labor Candidate for Bunbury Don Punch will act on.

Time to spread Christmas cheer in Bunbury

Bunbury residents have been urged to support their local shops and retailers this Christmas, and spread the festive cheer.

Punch calls for fresh look at Bunbury water playground

Bunbury’s Labor candidate Don Punch has called for a fresh look at the Bunbury Water Playground Project which has been abandoned by Council due to lack of funding.

Get Bunbury back to work

Every new government project in the Bunbury area must employ local people and use locally sourced material, said WA Labor candidate for Bunbury Don Punch

Labor's Don Punch calls out cynical Liberal Mental Health promise

WA Labor candidate for Bunbury Don Punch has criticised the Liberal Party’s decision to again promise a “step-up, step-down” mental health facility in Bunbury, despite failing to deliver on the nearly identical commitment they made four years ago.

Poor planning sees millions wasted on transportable classrooms

New figures have revealed that the Barnett Liberal Government’s poor planning has seen more than 29 transportable classrooms in use in Bunbury schools.

Punch hits out at 'empty' Nationals' promises

BUNBURY residents should rightly question any promise made by the Nationals, following comments made by Colin Barnett this month.

Community funding up for grabs

BUNBURY community groups and councils are invited to participate in setting election commitments for Bunbury under WA Labor’s Community Improvement Fund.

Upgraded train service will give Bunbury economy a shot in the arm, says Don Punch

Plans to upgrade the Australind train service – including bringing the train into the Bunbury CBD – will give the Bunbury and South West economy a long-overdue shot in the arm, according to Labor Candidate for Bunbury Don Punch.