Greens Call For Equal Opportunity Act Amendment and Resourcing to Combat Discrimination: Xamon

The WA Greens claim immediate changes need to be made to the Equal Opportunity Act, following a report revealing a fall in the Equal Opportunity Commission’s ability address discrimination issues. Greens Sexuality and Gender Identity spokesperson Alison Xamon said the government needed to address religious exemptions and promise to address discrimination especially for LGBTIQ people…

Perth Zoo Plans for Future Zoo Without Elephants as It Turns 120

Perth Zoo is looking to the future of the zoo without its iconic elephant exhibit, as it celebrates its 120th birthday. The zoo has begun to future-proof Perth’s world-renowned zoo to create an innovative future zoo to provide new wildlife experiences for local and international visitors as well for animals. Planning will prepare for the…

Men Wanted in Cottesloe Assault, Robbery

Fremantle Detectives are hunting two men involved in an assault and robbery that occurred near a surf lifesaving club in Cottesloe in October. At around 5:30pm on October 16, a 59-year-old female was sitting at a grassed area along Marine Parade when she was approached by a man who asked her for a cigarette. The…

Yokine Man Charged Over Koondoola Robbery

WA Police have charged a Yokine man following a robbery in Koondoola in late September. At around 4:10pm on Thursday 27 September, a 50-year-old woman undergoing cancer treatment returned to her Koondoola home. She began unlocking the front door when it will be alleged that a man approached her from behind and grabbed on her…

Priority Sector Funding to assist WA and Asian business

A new grant program is now accepting applications, with the aim of assisting Western Australian companies to engage with and develop international business capabilities in Asia. The Priority Sector Funding Program seeks applications from industry associations and bilateral businesses, running projects on behalf of WA’s priority trade and investment sectors. This comes as part of…

More Help Needed for Youth Amid Household Power Price Hikes

Social services advocates have called for more help for young Western Australians to face high electricity costs, despite treasurer Ben Wyatt stating  there would be a less severe increase than in previous years. Western Australian Council of Social Services (WACOSS) CEO Louise Giolitto said young Western Australians would continue to be the hardest hit regardless…

Passengers Escape Serious Injury In Nilgen Two-Car Collision

13 people have miraculously escaped injury following a two-car crash on Indian Ocean Drive in Nilgen in late September. A driver of a Toyota Corolla was travelling north when it attempted to overtake a camper van at 4:15pm on 25 September. As it moved into the southbound lane, it collided with a Mitsubishi mini bus…