Paul Papalia to visit Geraldton

WA Labor Shadow Minister for Tourism, Corrective Services and Defence Issues, Paul Papalia will visit Geraldton in early November.

Paul was born in Bunbury and raised in Burekup. He joined the Navy at 15 years of age and remained in the military for 26 years.

During this time, Paul became a Navy Clearance Diver, served in the counter terrorist squadron of the Special Air Service Regiment and was deployed twice to Iraq on operations.

After leaving the military in 2004 he worked with his wife in small business and was elected to the Parliament in 2007

Agricultural Region MLC Darren West said he was delighted to have Paul Papalia in the MidWest for a two day visit on November 4 and 5 to meet with community groups and stakeholders.

“Investment in the Mid-West has virtually stopped under the Barnett Liberal/National Government and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to not only outline areas of need but also to also give stakeholders the opportunity to meet with the Shadow Minister,” he said.

Paul will be attending a “Pollies in the Pub” at the Camel Bar to answer questions and meet with members of the community. Everyone is welcome.

Mr West said that anyone interested in meeting with Paul at the “Pollies in the Pub should contact his office on 9964 1001.