RU OK Day Kicks off At Parliament With a Moo

A steer escaped its handlers leading them on a chase through Parliament House grounds during an event to promote RU OK Day. The steer known as Winston and a heifer called Clementine were brought in as part efforts to raise awareness about mental health on behalf of the event. However, matters took an unexpected turn…

Myanmar Rohingya Crisis Creates More than 200,000 Child Refugees

Picture Courtesy: Amesty International More than half of Rohingya refugees that have fled violence in Myanmar are children, a humanitarian group has revealed. Children’s humanitarian group UNICEF estimates more than 330,000 refugees have entered Bangladesh since August 25 with 200,000 of them children and the organisation expects the figure to rise. “The first thing you…

Opposition Critical of Government’s Sex Offender Laws as Government Votes Down Changes

The State Opposition has criticised the McGowan Government over its sex offender’s laws after it was revealed a dangerous sex offender from Geraldton is in Perth because Government officials could not guarantee his safety. Shadow Attorney General Michael Mischin said the State Government had “let the public down most grievously” ahead of debates over changes…

Man Arrested After Girrawheen Break-In

A man who stole a Holden utility during home invasion and assault in Girrawheen has been arrested after a police chase. Police located the 24-year-old man in a while Holden Maloo ute after spotting it in Yew Court, Mirrabooka and giving chase through several suburbs. A witness said up to 14 police cars were involved…

Trump to Keep US Travel Ban

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to keep its travel ban and bar most refugees from entering the United States. It blocked a federal appeals court ruling from last on Tuesday that would have eased the ban and allow up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the end of October. “The…

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…

WA Secondary Schools Receive Infrastructure Upgrades

Secondary schools will be redeveloped as part of school infrastructure upgrades in Western Australia. 15 secondary schools will be rebuilt or upgraded as part of the State Government’s $465 million investment into schools across the state. As part of the upgrades, 50-year-old Balcatta Senior High School will receive a $50 million redevelopment. An architect will…

Government Given Four Day Deadline For Citizenship Changes Vote

The Senate will throw out the Federal Government’s Citizenship Bill if it has not been voted on the remaining days until the deadline. The Senate agreed to strike the government’s citizenship bill from the notice paper if not voted on by October 18, after a motion from the Greens passed the Senate on Wednesday. Greens…

Man Wanted Over South Lake Petrol Station Armed Robbery

Police are seeking a man involved in armed robbery at a South Lake petrol station. Regional Investigators allege a man entered the petrol station on 17 August at 12:47am and threatened a staff member with a knife demanding cash before fleeing on foot. The man is described as being 170 centimetres tall, with a slim…