Purcell backs abolishing state government

In the Standard: Western Victoria MP James Purcell has backed a proposal made by former Prime Minister Bob Hawke calling for state governments to be abolished.

Purcell backs Hawke's ideas

Western Victoria MP James Purcell has backed a proposal made by former Prime Minister Bob Hawke calling for state governments to be abolished. Mr Purcell said he thinks "Bob's on the mark" on the issue, and reiterated comments he made in August.