Dawesville Liberal candidate kicks off war of words over jobs

Dawesville MLA Zak Kirkup.
Dawesville MLA Zak Kirkup.

DAWESVILLE Liberal candidate Zak Kirkup was first off the block in the race to the State Election last week.

Mr Kirkup welcomed the Risk to WA Jobs mobile billboard that travelled the area on Thursday claiming that Under Labor 30,181 Jobs Wouldn’t Exist.

He said Labour opposed developments such as the new Perth Stadium and Roe Highway and put forward negative policies that were not a way forward.

Mr Kirkup claimed Labor stood in the way of a third of the jobs the State Government had created and a Liberal Government would supply a fresh vision.

But Dawesville Labor candidate Adam Woodage said it was a bit hypocritical that the comments were made on the day unemployment hit 92,000.

“When the Government came into power in 2008, unemployment stood at 28,700,’’ he said.