Nine Axe Darwin News

Communities in Northern Territory expressed their outrage over Channel 9’s radical decision to chop the locally produced 6PM TV News, and centralize the operation from Queensland. Weekend news from Darwin will be replaced with the 6PM newscast from Brisbane. At the time when media diversity is the focus of this nation, Channel 9’s decision to…

Youth Homelessness on the Rise

Across Australia, 2.5 million people are living under the poverty line and over 105,000 people are homeless, with 42 per cent of those under 25. In Western Australia over 9,500 people are homeless, and almost 4,000 of those are under 25. Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence and Community…

Man Stabbed Whilst Walking With His Dog

A 24-year old man has been stabbed in an unprovoked attack whilst walking his dog on Tuesday night. The man was approached by a stranger at 6:55pm while on a walk through parkland near Pomodora Avenue and Porro Road in Landsdale. Shortly after the stranger left, the victim realised he had been stabbed when he…

Fairfax Shares Rise During Bidding War

Fairfax’ shares have risen by 6.9 per-cent, taking them to a six-year high, after receiving competing bids for the company. The competing bids come from Australian telecommunications company TPG and US private equity company Hellman & Friedman. Hellman & Friedman are an established media investment company located in both New York City and San Francisco.…

Virtual Reality, a show-stopper for Sexpo

This year’s Sex Expo, better known as Sexpo is on again this weekend. Offering an array of sexual, lifestyle and health related entertainment and products, the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre has come to life this weekend. Some of this year’s headlining acts include adult stars like Jesser Rhodes and Miss Universe Nude 2015. Bentleigh…

Labor’s Penny Wong slams Government’s race-hate speech

Labor Senator Penny Wong has compared the Turnbull government to a “gang of orcs” as changes to race-hate speech laws were debated in parliament today. Senator Wong invoked the J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series in describing how changes to the Racial Discrimination Act will strengthen protections for free speech and against racial vilification.…

Delayed Airport Rail Plan Angers Opposition

The Labor Party has questioned the Barnett Government’s ability to deliver transport infrastructure after the Premier revealed possible changes to the airport rail route. It was one of the major election promises made by the Barnett Government during the state election campaign, but with their failing to reveal plans to the public it could now…

AFP Raided Channel 7’s Office

The Australian Federal Police has raided Channel 7’s office in a wake of rumors that the station has secured a 3 million dollar paid interview with Schapelle Corby. The AFP has executed the search warrants, with 30 police officers and 8 patrol cars participated in the raid according to the Seven network. In a media statement,…