Religious freedom or discrimination?

PM shelves discrimination inquiry

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...

Wild Death Cap Mushroom

The danger of deathcap mushrooms

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, Council Chairwoman Rachelle Williams said that gathering wild mushrooms can be a life-threatening ri...

South Perth housing from Kings Park

New tax on foreign property buyers

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

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...

ECU beach volleyball competitors

Ditch screen time for green time this October

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...

One in five young Australians take ecstasy pills

Regular E-users take more risks

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...

Drowning fatalities increased by 17% in WA in the last year

Water safety in WA: Two touching stories

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.

WA Liberal State Conference

Perth Liberal state conference: GST and Secession

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...

Good job prospects for WA grads

September 3, 2017

Recent data from the Good Universities Guide reveals that students graduating from universities in WA are earning much more than those attending other universities around Australia. Good Education Group...

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Bright skies for local apprentices

August 14, 2017

WA Premier Mark McGowan has promised to boost the number of student trainees and apprenticeships in WA this year, the question is, has he fulfilled this promise? Minister for Education and Training,...

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