It’s not a beach contest – Mayor
SCARBOROUGH leaves Cottesloe for dead.
These words from Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority chief executive Kieran Kinsella last week could have ignited a debate between the City of Stirling and Town of Cottesloe about where Perth’s premier beach was.
But Cottesloe Mayor Jo Dawkins down any talk of a debate.
“Cottesloe has never promoted itself, it’s never been done,” she said. “I don’t see it as a competition.” Mr Kinsella was spruiking the MRA’s Scarborough beachfront plans at Stirling Mayor Giovanni Italiano’s annual Mayoral Business Breakfast. shut flyers as booths as young children.
But it did not prepare them for meeting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Royal Perth Golf Club last week, saying it was a surreal moment to have before the school bell rang at Penrhos College.
Sophie said she had a keen interest in politics and had been applying what she had learned in school to the current political landscape.
“It’s the first campaign I’ve really paid attention to and hearing about what (Mr Turnbull) is going to do for Australia was really interesting,” she said.
She said she had not ruled out a political career.
Before leaving the Swan electorate event, Mr Turnbull was questioned about Innovation National by Community Newspaper Group’s own sales director Dawn Tingwell, who queried him on behalf of her 15-year-old daughter.
Innovation Nation aims to accelerate 20 young people’s ideas for social change in health and wellbeing.