WA Architecture Awards and Public Exhibition

The Western Australian Architecture Awards recognises local architects for their unique designs and projects. The highest accolade of their awards night at Crown Tower Ballrooms on 23rd June, is the George Temple Poole award. The building was selected for its significant contribution to the advancement of educational architecture in WA. The Australian Institute of Architectures…

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WA Tourism Industry Hits New Record

Our state has hit a new record, with 109,000 Western Australians now employed in the tourism industry. The 2015-16 State Tourism Satellite Account revealed 72,000 Western Australians are directly employed by the tourism industry, with another 37,000 people employed indirectly. The State Government has pledged a further $425 million to destination marketing and events over…

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WA Liberal Nationals Decision Labelled “Fiscal Vandalism”

The WA Liberal and Nationals parties voted to scrap their own savings measures yesterday, in a move WA Labor is labelling “fiscal vandalism.” Last year, the Liberal National Government decided to discontinue the motor vehicle licensing concessions granted to local government authorities. Local government authorities would also no longer be exempt from paying stamp duty…

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Swimming Teacher Charged with Child Sexual Abuse

Fremantle Police have charged a 48-year-old Beeliar man, after he allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old girl who was a student at his swimming school. The arrest is a result of extensive investigations by police, who allege the incidents took place between 2015 and 2017. The man has been charged with three offences relating to child…

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