Australia Strips Five Islamic State Terrorists of Citizenship

Five Islamic State terrorists living in Australia have been stripped of their citizenship and banned from re-entering the country. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has revealed on Thursday the five dual-nationals including three men and two women will relinquish their citizenship after travelling to the Middle East to join the terror organisation. “These five dual…

Victorians Charged in Wheatbelt Meth Bust

Two Victorians have been charged with serious drugs offences following a police seizure of more than 2.5kg of illicit drugs in Northam on the weekend. Wheatbelt District police officers were conducting an alcohol and drug operation on Great Eastern Highway in Northam as part of an increased police presence on the roads during Avon Descent…

Najib Razak Faces New Money Laundering Charges in 1MDB Investigation

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been charged with three new counts of money laundering, in connection to the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal. Mr Najib pleaded not guilty to the charges, entering his plea in the High Court. The charges relate to three transfers totaling 42 million ringgit ($13.6 million) into his bank accounts from…

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…

Australia’s Population Hits 25 million People

Australia’s population has reached 25 million people, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “The ABS’s “population clock” recorded the milestone at 11:01pm (AEST) on Tuesday, amid projections the nation’s population growth increased by one person every 83 seconds. It is not known who was the 25 millionth person, but migrants were expected to…

Bankruptcies Soar Nationally as More Youth, Families Affected in WA

Australians are being hit hard by bankruptcy, as more Australians declared bankruptcy in the last financial year. More than 32.350 Australians declared bankruptcy during the 2017-18 financial year according to a report by data registry and analytics business illion on Tuesday, with a 4 per cent increase across the nation over the last 12 months.…

Pindan Wins Bus Depot Construction Tender

A local WA building company has won the tender to build a new bus depot in Mount Claremont. Pindan Constructions will build the $7.8 million project planned for a 1.2 hectare site west of Brockway Road. The new depot will include a four-bay workshop, administration building, refuelling facilities, bus wash and hardstand parking areas for…

Men Charged Over Marmion Natural Therapy Clinic Assaults

Two men have been charged over assaults towards women at a natural therapy business in Marmion. It will be alleged that a 36 year old Edgewater man indecently assaulted 25 women during consultations at the business between 2008 and 2017. A 40 year old Palmyra man also allegedly assaulted six women during consultations. The Edgewater…