Scitech celebrates 30th anniversary

Inspiring West Australian children, families and visitors in all reads of science, technology, engineering and maths has been Scitech’s mission for the last 30 years of operation. After opening on August 13th in 1988, by former Labor Deputy Premier and leading industry science and education leaders, Scitech has been home to important STEM education. Engaging…

Shark Fishing is prohibited in City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn is re-enforcing their existing local law, whereby shark fishing is prohibited, including the use or setting of buoyed lines using blood or any other lure for the purpose of attracting sharks. Environment Manager at the City of Cockburn, Chris Beaton, explained multiple problems of bring large sharks into shore. 0:35” There’s…

EXCLUSIVE: Grave Headstone Removal to Create Space “Disgraceful”

A Perth resident has claimed an Act giving cemeteries permission to remove headstones and lay grass over burial plots after a grave lease has expired in Perth cemeteries is “disgraceful”. Carol Trigwell is angry about the Act after she discovered grass would be laid over her father’s burial plot, an act of disservice after he served Australia…

Cockburn Mayor backs council reform

Cockburn City Mayor Logan Howlett has expressed that he backs the city council reform in Perth. Mr Howlett’s comment come after Mayors and CEO’s of different towns and city councils in the metropolitan area met with the Minister for Local Government, Tony Simpson. “Certainly 30 local governments in the Perth metropolitan area need to be…

Perth Council House turns 50

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has marked the 50th year anniversary of Perth Council House, first built in 1963. The architects of the historic construction, Don Bailey and Greg Howlett, were in Perth this Monday, and had morning tea with The Lord Mayor to celebrate this milestone occasion. Ms Scaffidi said the Council House is home…