Peo­ple had a lot to say about the shock re­sult in the Pil­bara seat, with Bren­don Grylls los­ing to La­bor can­di­date Kevin Michel.

Pilbara News - - Opinion -

He has done more for re­gional WA than any­one! Next time you need to use a hospi­tal, PATS ser­vice, a mo­bile phone on the high­way, RFDS, a com­mu­nity swim­ming pool, a pensioner fuel card, aged care in the coun­try, child care, a recre­ational fa­cil­ity — you can thank Bren­don Grylls. Good on him for de­liv­er­ing on ev­ery­thing he promised, leav­ing a safe seat to lead a plan that would solve WA’s Bud­get. In­stead, wait for all the cuts to pub­lic ser­vices from La­bor and I look for­ward to Rio Tinto and BHP Bil­li­ton not off-shor­ing and not au­tomat­ing any more jobs to keep the em­ploy­ment they promised. Do­ri­ana Mangili So Kevin Michel doesn’t know any­thing about Balla Balla or the sta­tus of any other large re­sources and in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects? This is not go­ing to end well. Nathan Han­ra­han So when in a year or so and even more min­ing jobs are cut, no new jobs are cre­ated (so that the min­ing gi­ants can make their share­hold­ers even more money), and no money is be­ing put back into in­fra­struc­ture in the Pil­bara, will peo­ple still be say­ing “yay” and “good rid­dance”? Sa­man­tha Ace Posts and com­ments on social me­dia may be pub­lished and edited for le­gal, con­tent or space rea­sons. face­book.com/Pil­baraNews @Pil­baraNews @Pil­baraNews

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