Roe 8 Rehab is Underway!

After months of protests, arrests, and arguments from both sides of politics for the controversial project, rehab has started to the now closed Roe 8 construction site. 231 jobs have now been secured on other congestion-issues around Perth, marking the conclusion of a negotiation process by Labor to redeploy workers to other secure jobs. The…

McGowan Calls Barnett as “Bitter”

Mr McGowan has labelled former Premier Colin Barnett as “sad,” after he warned Perth that the corruption from WA Inc. will return under the Labor government. Yesterday, Mr Barnett told Parliament that the “preconditions” for WA Inc. exist in the Labor government today. “I am not predicting that history will be repeated, indeed I hope…

Government Engages Industry To Boost Local Jobs

The State Government kicks off a range of industry engagement consortiums to boost tourism activities, hoping to creating more local jobs. The consortium will allow industry key stakeholders to provide valuable feedback on the Labor Government’s election promises, resulting better outcomes and decision makings. Industries such as tourism, defence, agribusiness, international education, manufacturing, aquaculture, creative…

Fremantle Mayoral Candidate Ra Stewart Focuses on Economic Issues

Upcoming Mayoral candidate for Fremantle Ra Stewart has concerns about the economic and financial state of Fremantle, but has few concrete opinions on other matters.  “I am in the process at the moment of putting together, finding out what are the community’s hot issues and putting together some thoughts on that” Ms Stewart said. “I…

EXCLUSIVE: Roe 8 Ramifications A Disaster For Murdoch Precinct

A new development in the Roe 8 saga has occurred. Murdoch University have revealed a plan to further develop the university site, but there may not be any access to the future site. The Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey says, “What we’re interested in is to be able to be free and live our lives…

WA Ranked Lowest in the Country for Renewable Energy Investments

Western Australia has been ranked last on the list of states pulling their weight to reach the Renewable Energy Target, according to the Clean Energy Council report which was released today. WA has just one renewable energy project being built this year, which will only create 100 jobs and means our state’s renewable energy mix…

WA Government Acted With “Gold Standard” of Transparency over Children’s Hospital Lead

Western Australia’s State Government has claimed it has acted “transparently” when dealing with lead contamination concerns at Perth Children’s Hospital. Mr McGowan said his new Labor government had revealed information about the lead source in the hospital’s drinking water from the independent Building Commission report, while claiming the former Liberal Government would not. The commission’s…

Failure to prepare could prove terminal

The bell tolls for Emperor Barnett… If there will be one thing that the Barnett Liberal-National Coalition will be remembered for, it will be the failure to prepare for the end of the mining boom. What did they think – that the teat would be there forever to feed off of? Gone went major public…

Online Petition To Stop Live Animal Export

(Video version of the story begins at 00:18) The controversies surrounding live animal export did not deter Western Australia from embarking on further trading ties with other countries, this time it’s China. The ink’s not even dry on a memorandum of understanding for sheep trade just signed this week, and China’s already got their sights set…

Stolen Car Chase Ends In Mt Hawthorn

This story is written by WAMN News journalist Cesilia Faustina. A Hocking man armed with a sword was caught recklessly driving by police after causing destruction on Perth’s road. A 30 year old man from Hocking managed to steal two vehicles and was seen publicly crashing into a number of cars, causing damage to both…