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RBA holds steady on cash rate in light of Budget stimulus

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October 9, 2020

Record low interest rates are likely to continue in the wake of the Federal budget as the Reserve Bank of Australia considers ways to support jobs and economic growth, economists predict. The record-low...

Morley to Ellenbrook Train Line Finally a Reality

Public train (retrieved from Pixabay)
October 8, 2020

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has approved the Morley to Ellenbrook train line after finding the METRONET project would provide $430 million in wider economic benefits throughout the community. The...

Community rallies to protect Indigenous Australians from coronavirus

September 19, 2020

Everyday Australians and businesses are digging deep in their hearts and pockets to help keep our most vulnerable populations safe from COVID-19. Aboriginal-lead charity organisation Children’s...

‘In My Blood It Runs’ documentary sparks change

'In My Blood It Runs' documentary sparks change
September 19, 2020

Australian documentary In My Blood It Runs has ignited a campaign for change in the way indigenous kids are treated in our schools and prisons. The documentary, by director Maya Newell, follows...

Biking, fishing and gardening: the hobbies helping small business

Biking, fishing and gardening: the hobbies helping small business
Meet the businesses benefitting from the new ways we are spending time in isolation.
September 19, 2020

For the most-part, COVID-19 restrictions wreaked havoc on Australia’s economy, but for some small businesses, our new lifestyles have delivered unprecedented support. Bank West data shows that...

COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?

COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?
September 14, 2020

With the curve flattening according to health experts and the new release of COVID-safe app by the federal government. Statistics show more five million people have downloaded the application from...

Severe weather: a part of Perth’s landscape

Illustrates Perth's 2010 freak storm.
September 7, 2020

Wild weather has returned to the news once again as Perth is battered by the last gasps of the cyclone season. However, it is far from the first time the city has been lashed by the elements. The...

Roe-8 is ditched for good

The McGowan government announced that the Beeliar wetlands are now protected.
September 7, 2020

Those who have been campaigning to save the Beeliar wetlands are celebrating the end of the war over Roe-8, but many say there now needs to be more focus on other areas that still need protection. The...

Children’s mental health throughout COVID-19 pandemic

May 17, 2020

Throughout these tough times, many of us have struggled with our mental health. Although, many people might not realise that COVID-19 has also impacted children’s mental health. Kids Helpline has...

Stirling Women’s Shed – from power tools to empowerment

Women participating in the workshops can learn anything from plastering to basic handiwork.
April 13, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a thing or two about plumbing, composting or water-wise gardening, now is the time. The City of Stirling has launched a 12 month Women’s Shed pilot program to consider...

PM shelves discrimination inquiry

Religious freedom or discrimination?
April 13, 2020

The Federal Government has shelved an inquiry which would have provided laws to protect LGBTIQ+ students and teachers from being expelled or fired on the grounds of religious beliefs. The inquiry was...

Perth brewers helping to fight Coronavirus

Empty supermarket shelves are currently greeting shoppers searching for hand sanitisers.
April 3, 2020

Two Perth brewers have come together to create a drop far more precious than they’ve got on tap: hand sanitiser. SPINIFEX Brewing Co. and Limestone Coast Brewery are lending their helping, and sanitised,...

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