Minister’s reaction to 24 hour Police Stations’ Low Visitor Numbers

A WA Police internal briefing note revealed that Armadale, Cockburn and Ellenbrook stations, now open 24 hours, were said to be unvisited after midnight. Extended opening hours till 7pm at Forrestfield, Belmont and Canningvale also saw few attendees, with an average across the three stations of five people over five days. Police Union President, George…

May reaches Brexit agreement before deadline

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has reached an agreement with Brussels regarding what will happen on ‘Brexit day’, March 29, 2019. Details of the agreement were leaked hours after the announcement that the deal was done. The deal will see Britain leave the EU, but remain part of the Customs Union and Single Market, as…

Structural Changes Expected Following State Government Review

The State Government will undertake further structural changes as part of a wide ranging review into government service delivery, accountability and efficiency. Labor’s promised Service Priority Review will examine the functions, operations and culture of the Western Australian public sector as a key election commitment, investigating the structure of government and identifying opportunities for further agency…

Barnett cuts 1200 jobs from Public Sector

Premier Barnett and Treasurer Troy Buswell together announced the bad news of public sector job cuts on Thursday morning. The decision comes after it’s been discovered that the state’s finance is not in a good shape. It’s expected the job cuts can save the government up to 2 billion dollars. The Treasurer has said that…

HIT bans local workers from striking in port areas

The latest strike at the Hongkong International Terminal continues to unfold with the High Court granted the injunction. The injunction was granted at 9pm lastnight, forbidding workers from striking in the port area. Laywer George Lamplough representing the company HIT briefly told the media that the injunction will take effect immidiately. “The injuction is to ask the workers to leave tonight.” Mr Lamplough said. The…

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