More Roads Not the Answer to Traffic Following Changing Commuter Attitudes

A sustainability expert claims introducing more roads to reduce traffic congestion is not the answer, following a report revealing more commuters are reconsidering their daily travel to work because of gridlock. Curtin University Professor Peter Newman said adding more roads did not fix traffic problems and could be solved by making cities more appealing for…

Finance Experts Say Company Tax Cuts Unlikely to Increase Economic Growth

Finance experts have said cutting corporate tax further won’t accelerate Australia’s economic growth despite Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison declaring it “urgent.” In September, US President Donald Trump suggested similar cuts. A landmark Productivity Commission report was released on Tuesday. This is the first of a series of five-year reviews. During his speech, Mr Morrison said…

Medical Graduates Face Limited Training Positions as WA Doctor Shortage Set to Skyrocket

Medical trainers are concerned there are not enough practical placements for training graduates, as Western Australia faces a severe shortage of doctors within the next eight years. Curtin University Medical School Dean Professor William Hart said supervised post graduate training is “where the bottleneck is” and WA needed to find increased numbers of training positions…

Craig Smart looks forward to his new role

Former Network Ten’s Perth news anchor Craig Smart turns to part-time teaching at Murdoch University’s Journalism School. During a video interview, Mr Smart told WAMN News’ Editor-In-Chief Ivan Leung that he is looking forward to return to his own roots as a teacher. “… All that stuff that I learnt and I knew intuatively as…