Dawesville MP Zak Kirkup discusses lifestyle village issues during shadow commerce minister’s visit

Opening discussion: Shadow commerce minister Michael Mischin and Dawesville MP Zak Kirkup. Photo: Supplied.
Opening discussion: Shadow commerce minister Michael Mischin and Dawesville MP Zak Kirkup. Photo: Supplied.

Shadow commerce minister Michael Mischin and Dawesville MP Zak Kirkup have met with residents in lifestyle villages across the Peel region met with to discuss their tenancy concerns or experiences.

The visit was focused on listening to residents across Mandurah at various community meetings. 

"I am regularly contacted about issues in lifestyle villages, so this was a valuable opportunity for the Shadow Minister to listen to the concerns of the Mandurah community,” Mr Kirkup said. 

“We both intend to reflect those concerns in our future policy considerations and debate of legislation.”

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In July 2017, the State Government announced a review of the Residential Park (Long-stay) Tenants Act 2006, which means State Parliament will be dealing with possible amendments legislation in the coming session. 

Mr Kirkup discussed the upcoming review with the Mr Mischin and local residents.

"I'll be working hard to ensure that any legislation the Parliament agrees to best reflects the concerns of the Mandurah community and those residents in lifestyle villages,” Mr Kirkup said. 

"If there are any residents who would like to share their lifestyle village experiences or issues I would love to hear from them.” 

Mr Kirkup urged interested community members to contact his office via telephone 9534 3200 or email zk@kirkup.com.au