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Perth’s Car Congestion Crisis

Perth’s Car Congestion Crisis

March 29, 2018

Perth's traffic congestion problems are so bad that a March 2018 Report by Infrastructure Australia has tipped that "transport delay costs in Perth are expected to grow at an average annual rate of around 11%...

Why didn’t it stop?

Why didn’t it stop?

March 29, 2018

On March 18, Elaine Herzberg was walking a bicycle across a street in Tempe, Arizona, when she was struck by an Uber self-driving car. It killed her. Uber immediately suspended all autonomous car testing in North ...

Paramedics in Parliament

Paramedics in Parliament

March 29, 2018

The WA Parliament is debating whether to groove in with a nation-wide plan to elevate paramedics to the status of a fully recognised and accredited health profession. The plan came out of meetings of...

One everlasting punch

March 22, 2018

Caterina Politi was left uninspired by Danny Green’s message and heart broken over the tragic nature of her son's death. David Cassai was a healthy young man living in a town on the Mornington Penninsula...

Keeping kids on country

Keeping kids on country

March 22, 2018

The West Australian Adoption Act 1994 states if an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island child is to be adopted, the first priority is, “The child be placed with a person who is an Aboriginal person or...

Cannington’s $5 million weir

Cannington’s $5 million weir

March 22, 2018

After 56 years Western Australia's Kent Street Weir in Cannington has been upgraded costing just under $5 million. Construction started in May 2017 and the project was managed by the Department of Water...

Ibis Conundrum: Money or conservation?

Ibis Conundrum: Money or conservation?

March 22, 2018

Beautiful birds bring us happy moods, but we seem to have different attitudes about uglier birds. On March 8, Perth Now published a news story  about Belmont Council's plan to cull 100 Australian White Ibis birds due to Perth Airport flight fears. Perth Now quoted aviation "expert"/journalist Ge...

Should our liquor laws change?

Should our liquor laws change?

March 16, 2018

The McGowan WA State Government is committed to limiting alcohol-related harm, while still letting tourists and "hipsters" have a bevvy when they want one. Ways in which this might be achieved were the...

Are gift card expiry dates outdated?

Are gift card expiry dates outdated?

March 16, 2018

Last week the Woolworths group announced it is axing expiry dates on gift cards, allowing shoppers the freedom to chose not only what they want, but when they want it. The move came as a response to an...

Should taxpayers pay their BIT?

Should taxpayers pay their BIT?

March 15, 2018

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) wants bitcoin players to understand that their cryptocurrency profits are not tax-free. Users of cryptocurrency such as Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash and the widely...

Beer, beer the magical fruit

Beer, beer the magical fruit

March 15, 2018

If you haven't heard it before, you’re hearing it now. Craft beer is on the rise. As Steven Blaine says; “There’s a beer out there for everyone” The beer industry has become a strong presence...

Bitcoins: What are they? Should I invest?

Bitcoins: What are they? Should I invest?

October 23, 2017

Dutchman Didi Taihuttu recently packed it all in and sold everything he owned for Bitcoins. Currently waiting on a campsite with his family, he is claiming that he is waiting for the eventual boom in...

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