Beckenham Man charged after Police evasion

A 31 year old Beckenham man has been charged after he allegedly evaded police overnight. It will be alleged that on the 2nd of November around 9:50pm, police attempted to stop the man’s Holden Acclaim on Kalamunda Road in High Wycombe. Police lost sight of the car, but spotted it a short time later in…

Program to Help Women Achieve Financial Independence

The State Government has granted $10,000 to the Inspire Change project, which aims to help women gain financial independence. The grant will help the project deliver a series of workshops aimed at mothers with young or primary-school aged children. Topics covered will help build resilience and economic independence, and include financial literacy, budgeting, loans and…

Police Officer Suffers Head Wound from Samurai Sword Attack

Police Minister Michelle Roberts has said the Western Australian Police officers need better protection following an incident in which a man allegedly attacked a police officer with a samurai sword. Ms Roberts said that police are “absolutely” facing increasingly more violent criminals, and linked the increased violence to Methamphetamine. She also criticised the previous Barnett…

Government Steps Up Gender Equality Fight

A group of young women met with Women’s Interests Minister Simone McGurk this morning as the McGowan Government aims to address gender equality in WA. The group of women aged between 19-24 years old, participated in the roundtable gender equality discussion to illustrate the issue of leadership, change and status quo disruption. Award winning young…

Celebrating 20 Years of Breast Cancer Research

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the annual Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic fun run, which has raised over $30 million for breast cancer research since it started. The National Breast Cancer Foundation relies on community events such as this one, as they receive no government funding. National Breast Cancer Foundation CEO Sarah Hosking…