Disappointed with the rates
It was very disappointing to see our rates are going up 1.7 per cent.
I have lived in Roebourne with my family for 37 years, although I was up here in 1968/69.
I have seen Shire members come and go over the years, although there were petitions with hundreds of signatures against taking away the words “Roebourne Shire” from the mother town.
It is Roebourne’s 150th anniversary soon and have a look at the town — it has taken 150 years to plant some trees.
It is a tourist town, it is tourist time.
The tourist bureau needs some help if the Shire is interested.
We don’t need our tourist bureau moving to Karratha and amalgamating, it belongs here.
One would have thought the Shire would have been in touch with Landgate in regards to fixing the buildings next to the courthouse.
The original oval was always maintained, but it has been completely neglected.
I know it was subcontracted out, but it looks dead.
One would have thought the parks and gardens department would have kept a check on it.
There is so much to say, but I will sigh off with another complaint from the town.
House prices have dropped dramatically and you have the audacity to up the rates. Bernie Maddison, Roebourne
The Roebourne Courthouse.