Town in for­est heart­land

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - News -

the State’s old­est sawmills were in the re­gion and had caused a big shift in em­ploy­ment.

“I urge the govern­ment to con­sider our ap­pli­ca­tion se­ri­ously,” he said.

South West MLC Dr Steve Thomas agreed with Cr Omodei’s vi­sion and said Man­jimup was a prime lo­ca­tion for the cen­tre.

“It is in the heart­land of the South­ern Forests and also has a DFES of­fice that ser­vices the South West and the Up­per Great South­ern,” he said.

“With its air­port, tech­nol­ogy and size, Man­jimup would be a good spot. I hope they put in a good ap­pli­ca­tion.”

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