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Perth online marketplace launching to help small businesses

Perth online marketplace launching to help small businesses

April 1, 2020

A new online marketplace has launched to help WA businesses doing it tough as a result of the Coronavirus. The initiative was sparked by Perth local Pieta Sharpe, the director of blog, Perth Happeni...

Perth school keeping the doors open amid COVID-19

Perth school keeping the doors open amid COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Today, the school siren welcomed Tuart Hill Primary students to think critically and communicate effectively, understand the relationship between concepts and ideas, be creative on canvas and with clay. It...

Seven Figure Baby Formula Plant for Badgingarra

Seven Figure Baby Formula Plant for Badgingarra

March 16, 2020

The Shire of Dandaragan in WA’s Mid-West may soon be home to a $1.2 billion dairy and baby formula manufacturing plant, creating 950 construction jobs. The facility has been proposed by Chinese-backed...

Election wrap up: what’s up with the polls?

Election wrap up: what’s up with the polls?

May 23, 2019

The federal election was campaigned relentlessly from all sides, however, Ipsos polls on the day showed the Australian Labor Party (ALP) ahead of The Liberal Party 52-48. Despite this, and all other polls...

Tales from a true detective: “I’m living a movie”

Tales from a true detective: “I’m living a movie”

May 21, 2019

The word ‘detective’ has become somewhat synonymous with ‘superhero,’ ‘wizard’ or ‘unicorn,’ as it seems like the type of thing that only exists in our favourite TV shows, movies and books. The...

WA’s waste future is in our hands

WA’s waste future is in our hands

May 20, 2019

In a time where there is a never-ending list of things to purchase, we’re often left with plenty of new goodies, but also plenty of waste. While new and shiny purchases are all well and good, do you...

COMMENT: Labor’s election loss a failure of leadership

COMMENT: Labor’s election loss a failure of leadership

May 20, 2019

If there is one lesson the Australian Labor Party need to take from the disastrous 2019 election it’s this: leadership matters.  Although many will come out and point the finger elsewhere – ambitious policies, the relationship with the trade union movement or a focus on the...

New ‘revenge porn’ laws bring tougher penalties

New ‘revenge porn’ laws bring tougher penalties

May 13, 2019

The Western Australian parliament has recently joined other states across Australia in introducing new legislation on 'revenge porn', the non-consensual sharing of intimate images. Federal laws passe...

Wages shaping as a key election battleground

Wages shaping as a key election battleground

May 13, 2019

With the federal election in full swing, there are countless campaigns underway – not only from the parties vying for seats themselves, but also business groups, lobby groups and unions seeking to get ...

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

May 13, 2019

Since its establishment, Julie Bishop's seat of Curtin, that encompasses Perth's wealthy Western suburbs, has been held by the Liberals (except for a brief spell when it was held by a Liberal Independent),...

Stirling electorate: Diverse and marginal at 6.1%

Stirling electorate: Diverse and marginal at 6.1%

May 13, 2019

The federal electorate of Stirling was first named and voted on in 1955. It was named after the first governor of the Swan River Colony, Sir James Stirling. Over its 64-year history it has had 18 elections...

The electorate of Hasluck: 2.1%

The electorate of Hasluck: 2.1%

May 13, 2019

The seat of Hasluck will be one to watch on election night, May 18. The Liberal Party currently holds the seat with one of the smallest margins nationally, at 2.1%. Last election saw the Labor Party increase...

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