Holswich Takes Action After Pine Rivers Survey Results Published

24/01/2013

A majority of Pine Rivers residents feel a sense of pride in their community but the need for cheaper costs of living, better public transport and more police on the beat feature prominently in survey results released today.

State Member for Pine Rivers, Seath Holswich MP, has today published the results of his 2012 Annual Survey of the Pine Rivers electorate.

"I am committed to being an accessible and available representative who listens to the needs of our community," Mr Holswich said. "This survey is one important avenue to ensure I'm keeping my finger on the pulse of our community."

Mr Holswich is now taking action on a number of the big issues raised in the survey.

"I plan to launch a number of initiatives during 2013 to deal with some of the big issues raised."

"There are also issues that I need to raise with Ministers, Government departments and local service providers to ensure that the important issues raised are adequately addressed."

Some of the highlights of the survey results include:
• Rising cost of living was ranked as the most important issue
• 61% of respondents were dissatisfied with the quality of local roads
• 67.2% of respondents would consider joining Neighbourhood Watch
• 75.4% of respondents felt a sense of pride in their local community

Mr Holswich plans to issue a progress report mid-year to show the actions he has taken to address the issues raised.

"I am happy to be held to account for the actions I have taken to address these issues that are so important to our community."

A copy of the summary report can be downloaded from www.seathholswich.com on the "Newsletters" page or a copy can be requested by phoning the Pine Rivers Electorate Office on 3205 6779.