Anning’s speech: underlying ideas, contrasting opinions, and future prospects

Senator Fraser Anning’s controversial maiden speech in Parliament has exploded into a massive divisive issue, particularly on social media, definitely this week’s hot topic. Political experts and local councillors are writing off his speech as a publicity stunt, but any press is good press… Many politicians have condemned Anning for his maiden speech, using an…

CCC report investigates tax payer dollars lining pockets of Senior Health Servants

The Corruption and Crime Commission have released a damning report after investigating hundreds and thousands of siphoned dollars by Senior WA Health Bureaucrats. Contractors offered benefits including lavish lunches, gifts and personal holidays, in return for work. Three senior health bureaucrats and almost a dozen contractors are caught up in the scandal, while the CCC…

Beach Emergency Number signs revealed for Perth beaches

In deliverance of a McGowan Government election commitment, the City of Kwinana was proud to reveal one of nine Beach Emergency Number (BEN) signs today at Wells Park.Being the first of more than 1,000 BEN signs, it’s anticipated to strengthen emergency responses should a serious incident occur.Each sign features a unique code, pinpointing that particular…

Suspicious Barber Shop fire in Claremont

Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a Barber Shop located on Eric Street, Claremont, with Arson Squad Investigators now seeking information.The cause of the fire is being treated as suspicious, causing an estimated $20,0000 in damage.Anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles or who has any dash cam footage …

Radiothon 2018 To Raise Funds For RTRfm

Radiothon is RTRfm 92.1’s yearly fundraiser; 10 days of jam packed fun and interesting on-air content, alongside lots of events for the community to get involved with! Each year Radiothon brings in about one third of the revenue the station needs to run on. “It’s absolutely integral to the longevity and survival of RTRfm,” Rhian…

Police Accountability To Increase With Roll Out Of Body Cameras

WA Police will soon be equipped with body cameras, after Police Commissioner Chris Dawson announced the roll out will commence in early 2019. Police accountability will be increased while crime rates are expected to decrease. WA is one of the last states to implement body camera technology for police officers and will not come into…

Man arrested over knife and axe incident

A man has been charged by Perth Detectives after an incident in Maylands yesterday afternoon. Police received multiple calls over a disturbance at a unit complex around 2:45pm. Information reported a a man repeatedly striking a security door with an axe and a knife, causing damage to the security door and wooden door behind it.…

$13 million funding continues for Community Research Centres

Regional community concerns about the future of Community Research Centres were expressed to the McGowan Government, and following an extensive review and consultation, funding will continue at the full amount of $13 million. “We will continue to fully fund CRCs to the tune of $13 million per year, ensuring CRCs can deliver important services to…

EXPERT ANALYSIS: National Energy Guarantee and the shift towards renewable energy

Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has recently hit out at Bill Shorten’s fully costed plan for a transition to renewable energy in Australia. The Opposition Leader’s plan includes a 50% federal renewable energy target, driving investments into renewables and injecting certainty back into the energy market. However, the Coalition has not released ANY economic modelling…

Government Reinstates Nollamara Bus Route 354

Previously scrapped bus route 354 has ben reinstated by the McGowan Government, delivering on one of their election commitments. Starting again on Monday August 6th, the new and improved route 354 will run from Mirrabooka Bus Station via Nollamara Shopping Centre and Flinders Street, before terminating at Dog Swamp Shopping Centre on Nangar Street. Connecting northern…