OPINION: The Bidding War for WA Votes That May Save the McGowan Government

By: Dr Ian Cook, Murdoch University Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies. Malcolm Turnbull’s promises to give $5.4 billion dollars to fund transport infrastructure and health services in WA must have been the sweetest music that Mark McGowan has heard since his government came to power. There’s simply nothing like the smell of an electoral disaster to get…

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OPINION: Can The Big Banks Earn Back Their Trust?

Opinion Piece By: Curtin University Business School Instructor, Elson Goh The latest revelations from the Banking Royal Commission may be a surprise to some, but it is certainly not news to people in the financial services sector; or people who have been burnt by bad advice. We have been down this road and seen the…

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OPINION: Liberal, Labor Fear Scaffidi At Polls

NEWS COMMENTARY BY: Howard Sattler Pauline Hanson could do a lot worse than to invite suspended Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi to join her WA One Nation team for the next federal election contest. The fanatical campaigns by both major parties, Labor and Liberal, to discredit her and her supporters on council, is positive proof…

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US policy toward North Korea has not changed under Trump, but the language has

MAY’S MEMO – Commentary By Christopher May The position of the United States under the Armistice agreement signed in 1953 holds that a ceasefire will exist, although the US and South Korea remain ‘at war’ with North Korea, making it technically the longest war in modern history. Should the North attack the US or South…

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