Main Road unveils new central hub for traffic and road management

Main Roads WA has unveiled its new high tech operations system today, and will be capable of managing traffic flow across the entire metropolitan area. The Road Network Operations Centre (RNOC) features sophisticated technology and improved data feedback to help improve congestion on our roads. Transport Minister, Rita Saffioti, said one of the priorities of…

Scitech celebrates 30th anniversary

Inspiring West Australian children, families and visitors in all reads of science, technology, engineering and maths has been Scitech’s mission for the last 30 years of operation. After opening on August 13th in 1988, by former Labor Deputy Premier and leading industry science and education leaders, Scitech has been home to important STEM education. Engaging…

Apple’s New iPhone a “Big Leap Forward”

Apple has unveiled its new iPhone the company describes as “the biggest leap forward since the original”. The technology giant held its annual keynote presentation at the company’s new Cupertino campus in California, revealing its immediate technological future. Mr Cook revealed two new iPhone 8 models, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus but the…

WAITTA INCITE Awards Honour Web Accessibility Provider

Dr Vivienne Conway, the winner of the Western Australian Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAITTA) INCITE Achiever of the Year award. Dr Conway, the Director of Web Key IT, who provide services including testing, accreditation, training and consulting to make websites more accessible for those with disabilities. Dr Conway said it was ‘such an honour’ and…

Finkel Recommendations Will Push Up Power Bills By 20 Percent

A 20 percent price hike on electricity is set to take place if the Turnbull government decides to adopt recommendations from the latest Finkel report. Prices are expected to surge from 26 cents to 46 cents per kilowatt, if the clean energy target, set out by the report is implemented. The recommendations outlined in the…

State Government Invest To Prevent Breast Cancer

A hand held imaging device created in WA to lower the number of breast cancer patients is being commercialised in the State as the starting point for local researchers and innovators to bring their innovations to market. The device will help reduce the amount of surgery needed by breast cancer sufferers and the State Government’s…

Virtual Reality, a show-stopper for Sexpo

This year’s Sex Expo, better known as Sexpo is on again this weekend. Offering an array of sexual, lifestyle and health related entertainment and products, the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre has come to life this weekend. Some of this year’s headlining acts include adult stars like Jesser Rhodes and Miss Universe Nude 2015. Bentleigh…

March for Science Draws Hundreds in Perth

The March for Science kicked off on Saturday, with rallies held in most of the Australian capitals and many cities around the world. The Perth rally attracted crowds of hundreds of people, as well as prominent speakers such as ex-Premier of WA Carmen Lawrence, and Professor Lyn Beazley, the ex-Chief Scientist of WA. The marches,…