EXPERT ANALYSIS: What Can Be Done To Reduce WA’s Power Price

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report this week highlighted windfall profiteering in the retail energy sector as a result of no contestable competition in the market. Recommendations made by the ACCC for the National Energy Market are not fully transferable into WA’s South West Interconnected System. The comparison being: The National Energy Market supplies…

Expert Opinion on Exclusive Pauline Hanson Interview

After last week’s exclusive interview with One Nation’s Pauline Hanson, I spoke with Political Expert Dr Ian Cook about her appeal, or lack there of to new young voters, and how she is perceived on mainstream media.. Pauline Hanson has always been a controversial outspoken member in Australian Politics. Her parties ideals and values are…

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…

Kim Beazley To Become WA Governor In May

Former Australian Ambassador and Deputy Prime Minister Kim Beasley was appointed as the 33rd Governor for Western Australia. He was appointed to the position after the Queen approved Premier Mark McGowan’s recommendation to replace the outgoing Governor Kerry Sanderson AO. Premier McGowan made the announcement today, at the same time acknowledging Mrs Sanderson’s contribution to…

Bill Shorten’s GST Push For WA During Labour Day Rally

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten arrived in Perth during his Labor Federal Field Campaign, promising a better GST share Western Australia. Mr Shorten was joined by WA Premier Mark McGowan and Deputy Premier Roger Cook participated in the rally at the Joondalup Health Campus this morning. After introducing Labor’s candidate team for the 2019 Federal…

Kristina Keneally to Land Dastyari’s Senate Seat

Former New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally is expected to take resigning Sam Dastyari’s Senate spot in the Federal Upper House. Ms Keneally claimed the job after two main candidates standing for the position with Ms Keneally, Transport Workers’ Union Boss Tony Sheldon and United Voice union official Tara Moriarty chose not to run. It…

Palaszczuk wins Queensland election as LNP concedes defeat

Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a Labor win in the Queensland election, after Tim Nicholls, leader of the LNP, conceded defeat. The Labor government, retaining its majority in Queensland’s government with 48 of the 93 seats, is due to be sworn in on Tuesday. Ms Palaszczuk announced the victory on Friday night after informing the Governor,…