FREMANTLE�S plastic bag ban has again hit trouble after
Liberal MP Peter Katsambanis launched a disallowance motion in State Parliament.
Mr Katsambanis, who represents the North Metropolitan region, claims the move would be best co-ordinated at state level.
In response to which, the Gazette asks when does the State Government intend to show leadership on this issue?
Mr Katsambanis� claim that the City of Fremantle�s attempts to reduce the plastic bags that enter landfill and waterways is �ad hoc� could not be further from the truth.
The City has taken a
conscientious and consultative
approach to reduce plastic bags. This is the second
attempt the council has made to enact the ban that has been stymied at state level.
Local governments who take up the baton to protect the
environment should be
applauded for taking their
What a shame our State representatives won�t do the same.