Paige Maroni (right), searching rock samples for benthic biota hauled from the depths of the Southern Ocean.

A Summer in the Freezing Southern Ocean

April 13, 2020

When you picture a PHD student, do you think of a woman on the deck of a ship surveying off the coast of Antarctica, sifting through muck looking for organisms living at extreme depths in freezing water...

Concert Audience

COVID-19 Pushes Australian Music Industry to the Edge

April 12, 2020

After the federal government’s ban on mass gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the live music industry has been pushed to the brink of collapse. On the website, ilostmygig, the Australian Music Industry Network and the A...

Empty supermarket shelves are currently greeting shoppers searching for hand sanitisers.

Perth brewers helping to fight Coronavirus

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,...

Baby formula could be WA's next big export. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Billion dollar 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...

There's elation when The Dockers win.

OPINION: It’s not easy being purple

July 29, 2019

The Fremantle Football Club has some of the most passionate supporters in the Australian Football League. We are also the biggest gluttons for punishment. Yes, dear reader of this fine publication,...

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...

Sports betting apps and addiction

Sports betting apps and addiction

May 21, 2019

There are ads on TV constantly warning of the dangers of gambling, yet at the same time, there are ads from gambling services tempting people to bet. While you can’t blame an organisation for promoting...

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...

Western Australians are being urged to consider their waste output.

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...

We ate for you

Burger Day tasting notes

May 20, 2019

The UK celebrates National Burger day/week/month in August, but Australia seems to be following the lead of the US and celebrating it this year on May 28, with some publications listing gimmicks and gi...

Pay packets have stagnated.

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 ...

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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