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Future planing for WA port

Future planing for WA port

October 16, 2017

The Westport; Port and Environs taskforce charged with planning the port expansion essential for Western Australia’s future economic growth met for the first time on Monday to discuss the proposed Kwinana...

COMMENT: Raise the smoking age

COMMENT: Raise the smoking age

October 16, 2017

Cigarettes, we all know they're bad for us. My Dad refers to them as cancer sticks. I know them as the thing that led to my Grandpa dying from emphysema before I was born. But I'd never stopped...

No high-rise in apartment sales for Perth owners

No high-rise in apartment sales for Perth owners

October 16, 2017

The proportion of Australians living in high-rise apartments doubled from 1991 to 2016, but Perth now faces an oversupply. In a snapshot of the Perth market from the Real Estate Institute of Western...

Hotels face fierce competition

Hotels face fierce competition

October 16, 2017

What started as a way to share an experience or a room in someone else's house, is quickly becoming stiff competition for the hotel industry in WA. The number of Western Australian Airbnb hosts has...

New ECU Guild President

New ECU Guild President

October 16, 2017

After an intense three days of voting, Stewart Lee has been elected President of the ECU Student Guild for 2018. Mr Lee from the LIFT Group and Aqila Burhani from the INSPIRE Group were the two nominees...

Accused killer’s idol is serial killer character, Dexter

Accused killer’s idol is serial killer character, Dexter

October 9, 2017

A Perth court has heard that Jemma Victoria Lilley, 26, who is on trial along with Trudi Lenon, for the murder of 18-year-old Aaron Pajich, had painted a ceiling mural of fictional TV character Dexter...

Mixed reactions to proposed liquor bans in the Pilbara.

Mixed reactions to proposed liquor bans in the Pilbara.

October 9, 2017

The Pilbara region in WA could be facing tougher alcohol restrictions if a police proposal on the matter goes ahead. While no decision has been made yet, WA Police have recommended restrictions on full-strength...

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

October 9, 2017

This year Afterpay has recently appeared in many stores I shop at around Perth. The digital service makes it possible for a consumer to buy something now and take it home while paying it off later in...

Weapons cache at murder house

Weapons cache at murder house

October 8, 2017

The Supreme Court has heard evidence of a weapons stockpile on the property where 18-year-old Aaron Pajich was brutally murdered in 2016. Police witnesses say they found sets of hunting knives, a garrote,...

EXPLAINER: Elon Musk’s Mars Plan

October 8, 2017

As children, many of us dreamed of becoming astronauts and visiting Mars, but those dreams were quickly tarnished when we were told that our generation may never get to see the red planet. However, a new...

Freedom in the workplace

Freedom in the workplace

October 2, 2017

A recent study has found employees who are given responsibility and freedom at work are more likely to thrive. The research, conducted partly by Curtin University Researcher Dr Amy Tian, determined...

Say bye to single use plastic bags

Say bye to single use plastic bags

October 2, 2017

Premier Mark McGowan has announced Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags from the start of July in 2018. South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and ACT have already moved to ban...

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