Local Councillors Concerned About Low Young Voter Numbers

Local government councillors believe not enough young Western Australians are getting involved in their local government elections. Councillors are concerned young people feel they will not be heard despite voicing their views about issues that affect them. “I think the young people are concerned that even if they did voice their opinion, it would just…

Melville Mayor Russel Aubrey hits at Roe extension plan

Melville City Mayor has criticised plans to link Roe Highway to Murdoch Drive, saying it will push all the congestion through to the Melville City area. The plan aims to reduce congestion on Murdoch Drive, South Street and Kwinana Freeway, improving access to Fiona Stanley Hospital and the Murdoch Activity Centre. Mr Aubrey, however, believes…

Roe 8 Rehab is Underway!

After months of protests, arrests, and arguments from both sides of politics for the controversial project, rehab has started to the now closed Roe 8 construction site. 231 jobs have now been secured on other congestion-issues around Perth, marking the conclusion of a negotiation process by Labor to redeploy workers to other secure jobs. The…

Opposition Argues Roe 8 Despite Metronet Grants

Opposition Leader Mike Nahan and Melville Mayor Russel Aubrey attended a pro-Roe 8 rally this Thursday, where  supporters of the project gathered to protest the cancellation of the project. The protest’s petition gathered over 8000 signatures in support of starting the project up again. Mr Nahan attacked a number of the reasons that the McGowan…

EXCLUSIVE: Roe 8 Ramifications A Disaster For Murdoch Precinct

A new development in the Roe 8 saga has occurred. Murdoch University have revealed a plan to further develop the university site, but there may not be any access to the future site. The Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey says, “What we’re interested in is to be able to be free and live our lives…