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Swan River health in jeopardy again

Swan River health in jeopardy again

March 25, 2019

The Swan River’s health is once again in question almost exactly two years after multiple dolphins died due to toxic pollutants. A media release from the Western Australian Department of Health earlier...

Is a balloon release littering?

Is a balloon release littering?

March 25, 2019

The City of Fremantle could soon be boycotting helium balloons, with the council altering changes to a 17-year-old law. If residents and visitors of the City of Fremantle are caught littering gas-filled...

Is the dentist too expensive?

Is the dentist too expensive?

March 25, 2019

The Australian dental care system has been under some assessment recently, as the current policies fail to provide affordable and accessible dental care to Australians. This failure affects Australia's...

United in Harmony

United in Harmony

March 25, 2019

Australia is an energetic, multicultural country. According to the Australian Human Rights Commission it is home to "Australians who identify with more than 270 ancestries.” And that, the organisers...

Where should your vote go?

Where should your vote go?

March 18, 2019

In May this year there will be a federal election. If you are an Australian citizen over the age of 18, you must vote to avoid a nasty fine. Not only do you have to vote but you should want to vote and...

Waste-to-Energy better than landfill

Waste-to-Energy better than landfill

March 18, 2019

Last week WA Premier Mark McGowan announced that his government had given the go-ahead for the construction of a waste-to-energy recycling facility in Kwinana, to be completed by 2021. McGowan's announcement...

Miss West Coast: Crowns and critics

Miss West Coast: Crowns and critics

March 18, 2019

The 2019 Miss West Coast finals took place in Fremantle last Friday, 15 March. The event organisers PinkTank, claimed that some of WA's "most" beautiful competitors were hoping to be crowned Miss West...

New war on waste bins

New war on waste bins

March 11, 2019

The State Government has announced new targets to improve Western Australia’s household recycling rates, which include aims to have all councils in the Perth and Peel regions adopt a three-bin recyclin...

Police minister blames meth for crime

Police minister blames meth for crime

March 11, 2019

WA Police Minister Michelle Roberts and Police Commissioner Chris Dawson are working on a new strategy to combat increases in the crime rate in Perth over the past five years. The latest WA Police crime statistics show that from July-Dec 2018...

Spontaneous spending, easy debt and the slippery slope

Spontaneous spending, easy debt and the slippery slope

March 8, 2019

Afterpay is all the rage. It's a new-ish technology that allows consumers to spend more than they have available in their bank accounts, as long as there is enough money for the first payment. But how...

Do you know enough to vote?

March 8, 2019

May 18 2019 will be the first time anyone born after May 17 2001 will be voting in a state or federal election. Because politics can feel overwhelming and sometimes go over young heads, this article will...

Hot air ahead of COP24

Hot air ahead of COP24

November 16, 2018

With the Katowice COP24 Climate Change Conference just over two weeks away, the progress of Australia’s commitments to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and The Paris Agreement are under the lens.

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