Surf Life Saving WA Gets New Funding For The Next 5 Years

The State Government has devoted 1.38 million a year to fund crucial equipment for Surf Life WA. Secured for the following five years, the funding will cover necessary lifesaving gear used everyday by surf lifesavers to Western Australian beachgoers. This commitment by the State Government will allow for the purchase of jet skis, trailers, rescue…

Turnbull to Deliver National Apology to Institutional Sexual Abuse Victims

Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to survivors, victims and families of institutional child sexual abuse in October. The Federal Government made the announcement in Canberra on Wednesday that Mr Turnbull will say sorry on 22 October, revealing its formal reply to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse final report.…

Shorten Pledges $400 million to Boost WA’s GST Share

Federal Labor will continue to make up for Western Australia’s low GST share, promising to pump extra cash into the state. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten pledged an additional $400 million on Wednesday if he is elected, topping up the $1.6 billion Fair Share for WA Fund announced last year in an effort to raise WA’s…

New Potential Advocacy Group To Ensure Accountability In Aboriginal Affairs

The State Government is seeking public’s feedback on a plan to create an independent advocacy group for Aboriginal people.   Two new roles have been outlined in a discussion paper released today, the positions include advocating for Aboriginal people’s interest regarding policy and performance within government, at the same time strengthening accountability to WA Aboriginals.…

Liberals Demand An End To Dirt File Campaign

The Darling Range by-election has gone personal with Liberal Party candidate Alyssa Hayden targeted by a dirt file campaign. It’s reported that information on Ms Hayden when she was 19 years old were compiled by a supporter within the party, whom disagreed with Ms Hayden’s appointment to the election candidacy. After the revelations were published…

Labor’s Colleen Yates Quits By-Election Race

By Lucas Da Paz Labor’s candidate for the Darling Range seat, Colleen Yates has resigned following doubts regarding her LinkedIn profile and education history. Colleen Yates campaigned for the seat of Darling Range by-election following the resignation of former Labor MP Barry Urban after he was found to have lied about his work experience and…

Major Funding To Transform Osbourne Park Hospital

By Lucas DaPaz Osbourne Park Hospital will undergo a major transformation with record funding of $24.9 million allocated in the 2018-19 State Budget. The funding boost delivers on the McGowan Labor Government’s commitment to improve the hospital’s neonatal unit. Premier Mark McGowan said that the expansion will enhance the hospital and health care experience for…

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Labor MP Josh Wilson Quits Over Citizenship Row

Federal Labor Fremantle MP Josh Wilson announced today that he will resign following High Court’s ruling over the Dual Citizenship Row. His quitting comes after Federal Labor Senator Katy Gallagher’s was declared not eligible after High Court’s new interpretation on section 44 of the Australian Constitution.  The new law interpretation means that all candidates need…