ENG:Brendon John Grylls (born 5 June 1973 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian politician and is currently the Member for Central Wheatbelt in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, as well as the Leader of the National Party of Western Australia. Grylls has been the Minister for Regional Development and Minister for Lands in the Barnett Ministry since 23 September 2008. He was educated at Wesley College, Perth.
His political career began in November 2001 when he contested and won a state by-election following the retirement of former Nationals Leader Hendy Cowan to become the Member for Merredin. Following a redistribution in 2008, Merredin was largely incorporated into the new Central Wheatbelt Electoral district.
Grylls was the Shadow Minister for Environment and the ...
... housing crisis
REGIONAL Development Minister Brendon Grylls was forced to defend the State Government's plans to address the housing affordability crisis in Port Hedland, after angry residents confronted him this morning. Mr Grylls, in Port Hedland to officially open the $23 million stage one South Hedland town centre revitalisation project, was told by locals that fellow residents were leaving in droves because of the massive costs associated with renting and buying property in the mining town.
The Pilbara is one of the country’s most expensive property markets. Basic houses, ...
Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls has welcomed any investigation into the Opposition's claims he used Royalty for Regions funds to pork-barrel seats held by Nationals MPs.
Launching the latest roll-out of Country Local Government Fund money today, Mr Grylls called it the most scrutinised program in the history of government and said the formula used to distribute funds was a fair one.
Opposition regional development spokesman Mark McGowan this morning levelled rorting claims at Mr Grylls, saying money from the $95.5 million CLGF had been used to sweeten National Party ...
The WA Opposition is continuing its pursuit of the Regional Development Minister, Brendon Grylls, over his failure to release details of meetings with mining magnate Clive Palmer.
Last month, Labor submitted a freedom of information request about the government's dealings over a mine owned by Mr Palmer who is the National Party's biggest donor.
It says Mr Grylls handed over some documents but failed to disclose any details about six meetings he had with Mr Palmer during February 2009 and May 2010.
Mr Grylls said in Parliament yesterday that he acted on advice from the State ...
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Pulling Off Trucks
This brazen and chilling attempt by Brendon Grylls to introduce tractor pulls by stealth to the metrocentric area cannot stand. A truck pull is just the thin end of the wedge. Don’t forget Brendon that we metrocentrics are the ones … Continue reading →
What Country People Want
As inheritors of the relatively stable Westminster parliamentary system, Australians can only marvel at the level of chaos and intrigue present in, say, Italian politics. There are moments, however, when the solid predictability of the two-party political system is briefly shaken. One such instance occurred in the wake of the last WA state election which ended the "wall-to-wall-Labor" ushered in by Kevin Rudd’s 2007 election victory.
Former Premier Alan Carpenter’s decision to call one of the earliest elections in the state’s history backfired in spectacular fashion: no party gained a majority of seats in the lower house. Following a cleverly managed and popular campaign which argued that "country people" were neglected by government, the National Party won the balance of power.
The West Australian National Party had last governed as part of the coalition with the Liberal Party under former premier Richard Court from 1993–2001, with the partnership lapsing d
Lucky Grylls, Hayseed Rising
As the handsome young hayseed Brendon grylls considers a life of National Socialism, he has a unexpected visitor and a rapid change of heart.
Grease My Lips
What is The West trying to say with their photo of Brendon Grylls today on page 21? Is that blood on his lips, or is it grease from when he’s been trying to suck start tractors? The other guys seem … Continue reading →