Morley to Ellenbrook Train Line Finally a Reality

Public train (retrieved from Pixabay)
October 8, 2020

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has approved the Morley to Ellenbrook train line after finding the METRONET project would provide $430 million in wider economic benefits throughout the community. The...

Clover is friend as well as foe

Clover is friend as well as foe
September 14, 2020

Most people view clover as an annoying weed in their garden, but clover is a natural fertiliser and vital for feeding livestock. The natural bacteria that grows in its root system takes nitrogen from...

PM shelves discrimination inquiry

Religious freedom or discrimination?
April 13, 2020

The Federal Government has shelved an inquiry which would have provided laws to protect LGBTIQ+ students and teachers from being expelled or fired on the grounds of religious beliefs. The inquiry was...

The danger of deathcap mushrooms

Wild Death Cap Mushroom
March 29, 2018

The Food Safety Information Council warns Western Australians not to pick or eat wild mushrooms, as deadly deathcap mushrooms are beginning to appear in Southern and Western Australia. In a media release,...

New tax on foreign property buyers

South Perth housing from Kings Park
October 23, 2017

In the September Budget WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced a new tax to be imposed on foreign property buyers in WA. The extra 4% tax is set to repair part of the $4.2bn Western Australian state net debt...

Gold royalty out, payroll tax in

Gold royalty out, payroll tax in
A continuous battle in WA politics
October 21, 2017

The Labor State Government is battling through the long process of getting its budget, announced in September, through the Upper House where the support of other parties is needed, because Labor don't...

Ditch screen time for green time this October

ECU beach volleyball competitors
October 16, 2017

Outdoors WA is encouraging West Australians to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of the state's landscape this month for Outdoors October. There are a variety of activities and events being organised...

Regular E-users take more risks

One in five young Australians take ecstasy pills
October 10, 2017

The latest data from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), shows that half of the one in five young Australians who regularly use psychostimulant...

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...

Water safety in WA: Two touching stories

Drowning fatalities increased by 17% in WA in the last year
October 2, 2017

This is my story: It was a beautiful sunny day. The sun was scorching but the sound of waves was soothing. I was just five-years-old. My sister, who was 12, jumped into the pool. Her weight swooshed the...

Kids worried about next meals

Kids worried about next meals
October 2, 2017
Children in remote Western Australia worry about getting enough food, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Edith Cowan University.

Perth Liberal state conference: GST and Secession

WA Liberal State Conference
September 3, 2017

The Perth annual Liberal Party state conference has yielded interesting results, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promising GST reform and a motion for WA to secede and establish financial independence. Turnbull...

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