Vegan activists charged for taking protests too far

As vegan activism get out of hand around the country, many farmers feel defenceless on their own properties against their vicious protests. After trespassing onto a farmer’s property, and then stealing live stock, six people have been charged in relation taking their protests a step too far. It will be alleged that the offences occurred…

Cyclists copping more fines than motorists on our roads

New figures from State Parliament detailed the number of cyclists being handed $50 infringements for failing to wear a helmet last year. The data revealed 746 cyclists received a fine. It also revealed only 10 infringements were issued to WA drivers who failed to comply with the one metre passing rule, in which the penalty…

$8 million dollars more funding towards shark mitigation

Shark mitigation strategies are still at the forefront of the Labor Government’s funding announcements, with an additional $8 million dollars committed on top of $4.7 million already funded. Keeping water users safe at iconic metropolitan WA beaches will mean increased Surf Life Saving WA helicopter, drone, beach and jet ski patrols from September to April…

Gun shot reports in Kelmscott under investigation

Following reports of a gun shot in Kelmscott yesterday, the suburb went into lockdown as police investigated a property on Slee Avenue. Police located a handmade ‘pen gun’ on the premises. A police spokesman explained a pen gun is a tubular piece of metal, spring loaded, which can be loaded with ammunition and then fired.…

How did Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech appeal to young voters?

Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech slammed the government over announcements made in the federal budget. Fairer tax cuts and support for young people are amongst the commitments promised to be delivered if elected next month. Shorten announced bigger tax refunds for 3.6 million Australians, and a committed one billion dollars, for low income earners. “6.4…

Suspicious commercial property fire under investigation

Arson Squad are investigating a suspicious commercial property fire in Nedlands overnight, with the damage estimated at $250 thousand dollars. Just before 5am, the offender(s) set fire to the interior of a Real Estate company located on Stirling Highway. Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene and extinguished the fire. Extensive damage to…

Search for the new state of the art Scitech home

Expressions of interest are being welcomed by the McGowan government to find a new state of the art home for Scitech. Options within the Perth City centre are being looked at, with hopes the much loved organisation can continue to inspire STEM learning in WA. Science Minister, Dave Kelly, said we recognise the need for…

Teddy the dog found and leads to man’s arrest

Wembley Police have made an arrest and charged a man in relation to the stealing of Teddy the dog, from a residence in Swanbourne last week. Police attended a property in Armadale last night and recovered Teddy who was safe and well, then proceeded to take him to the vet for a thorough check. A…

Bill Shorten promised bigger tax cuts in budget reply speech

Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech slammed the government over announcements made in the federal budget, and promised to deliver better commitments if elected next month. Mr Shorten said the same promises were made and broken, six years running, and still delivered the same Liberal budget… “The same void where an energy policy should be, the…

Apartment VS Housing: What is the best option for affordability?

As WA apartment prices decreased by 9% and housing prices decreased by 20%, this trend wonders if housing affordability is more important than ever? As new developments pop up all around our city and suburbs, has there been a shift towards apartment living, as opposed to buying your first home? Property experts believe now is…