WAITTA INCITE Awards Honor WA’s Excellence In IT Achievements

WA’s Achiever Of The Year was crowned on Sunday for the state’s prestigious WAITTA Incite Awards and Gala Dinner. This year marks the 27th year of the WAITTA INCITE Awards, with the festival upholding its aim to recognize outstand achievements by local businesses and ICT professionals. Professor Yogesan Kanagasingham was awarded with Achiever Of The…

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Aboriginal Youth Suicide “Epidemic” Leads To Appeal For Imrpoved Support

An Indigenous activist has called for more support services for aboriginal people, following a spate of indigenous youth suicides over the past year. Ngalla Maya founder Mervyn Eades wants an indigenous appropriate drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre, with drug addiction particularly from crystal methamphetamine or ice use a major contributing factor. “In the past eight…

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UPDATE: Protests against Outer Harbour off Kwinana

Over 50 protesters gathered outside Cockburn City Council last night, demonstrating against the development of an outer harbour off Kwinana. Protest spokesperson, Tim Barlow, commented today on the result of the meeting. He said the result was surprising. “It was more than expected,” Mr Barlow said. A lot of protestors left the meeting thinking their…

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Tragic House Fire calls for improved home safety

A fatal house fire in Thornlie this week saw a family’s devastating loss of their Grandfather and tragically their four year old son. One of the relatives stated it is something we should be learning from. Emerengy Services Minister, Fran Logan, extends sympathy on behalf of the government to the affected family. “It’s an absolute…

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