ALBANY’s Mayor said the City had fewer than three months to build a large aircraft hangar if Regional Express Airlines (Rex) was to start operating early morning flights in late February.
In late November, Albany Mayor Dennis
Wellington and Member for
Albany Peter Watson said the
airline, which was the State Government’s
preferred tenderer for
the Perth to Albany route, was yet
to speak to anyone from Albany.
“I would have thought it would
have been a really good idea to
come and talk to us before we get
too excited about anything,” Mr
There are various ways of reporting a local government story.
Some like to concentrate on personalities.
I prefer to show how a given issue will affect everyday people’s lives.
The Mayor’s disappointment at the City not being consulted is worth noting, but not the story’s main angle from my point of view.
The Great Southern Weekender, December 3, 2015.