School Violence Spikes With 3000 Assaults in 18 Months

Education staff have been assaulted and threatened in the past 18 months, with nearly 3000 incidents occurring in WA public schools in 18 months, figures revealing the extent of school violence. Teachers have faced around 900 cases of threats or assaults in the first half of the year, with 114 cases referred to police. 293…

Job Permanency On the Cards for Public Sector Employees

Permanent jobs will soon be available for contract public sector staff, boosting their job security. Up to 13,000 casual and fixed-term staff will be eligible for permanency, to create “continuity of work” for employees. “Fixed term employees often face uncertainty, which makes it difficult to plan for the future,” Premier Mark McGowan said. “Workers will…

Noah’s Ark Toy Library Resurrected In New Disability Discovery Centre

WA’s largest toy library for people with disabilities has been revived, following the opening of a new combined toy and library service in East Victoria Park. The new Activ Learning and Discovery Centre merges the state’s largest disability library and toy library to offer members access to information services, books and toys, replacing Noah’s Ark…

Police And ACIC Siezed Meth Worth $33 Million In Joint Operation

A joint operation by WA Police and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission resulted a seizure of 33kg of Methylamphetamine and two men charged. The operation took place on Saturday afternoon, 4th, August, 2018, officers from both authorities detained two men who arrived Perth by the Indian Pacific Train. Both men were arrested as they departed…

3 Men charged after Stealing a Motor Vehicle

Police have charged four people after an incident in Belmont yesterday, 19th July. Police responded to reports of a vehicle driving dangerously in the vicinity of George Street, Belmont, at around 6:20am. Police located the stolen blue Subaru Impresa shortly thereafter when it crashed into a house and parked on the corner of Barker and…

Teen Charged Over Huntingdale Restaurant Assault

Armadale Detectives have charged an 18-year-old man over an assault at a fast food restaurant in Huntingdale. It is alleged the Ellenbrook man assaulted the owner of the Warton Road restaurant at 10pm on Thursday 12 July. The 51-year-old man sustained injuries to his head and was taken by ambulance to Armadale Hospital for treatment.…

Google Brings Online Marketing Solutions to WA Small Businesses in New Training Platform

Local Western Australian businesses are getting educated in the online world, with Google teaching local businesses to expand in the World Wide Web. The online giant has brought its Google Digital Garage event to Perth to teach small businesses to connect online, improving them through digital marketing. “Today’s event is all about supporting small businesses…

Woman Charged Following Dianella Car Crash

Police have charged a 30-year-old woman over a two car crash in Dianella this morning. At about 2:40am, police were called to a crash site at the intersection of Woodrow Avenue and Alexander Drive. It will be alleged the woman was driving a Hyundai Getz along Woodrow Avenue on the wrong side of the road…

Drugs and Weapons Seized in Perth Entertainment Venue Police Operation

WA Police have vowed to continue cracking down on drugs in entertainment venues as they seized a significant quantity of drugs in Perth and Northbridge. Perth detectives confiscated the drugs as part of Operation Evolve that proactively targeting licenced venues between January and June this year, resulting in charges for 40 offences. Police seized over…

Optus Stadium Footbridge Testing Begins as Construction Nears Completion

Optus Stadium’s new footbridge has faced its biggest structural test, as it begins the final stages before it is opened to the public. Construction workers were the first to walk across the bridge along with Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti on Wednesday, as part of tests leading to the project’s completion. “The…