One Nation Claims Jobs & Investment Still At Risk Under New Gold Tax

The Western Australian state leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party has claimed new changes to the McGowan government’s gold tax plan are not “big enough or good enough” after a relaunch of the controversial State Budget measure. Colin Tincknell said despite the introduction of the new measures under the new gold tax plan this…

Laws to Remove Legal Action Time Limit For Child sex Abuse Victims

The McGowan government has introduced into parliament a Bill that will enable child sexual abuse victims to sue their attackers years after the crime has been committed. The bill enables child sexual abuse victims to sue for historical abuse by removing limitation periods for all child sexual abuse actions. “The removal of limitation periods for…

Blaze Rips Through Bentley Shopping Centre

A fire at Bentley Plaza has caused damage worth about $2 million is being investigated by the arson squad. Police and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to the shopping centre at around 1:30am, following reports of a structural fire at the shopping centre. The fire has caused $1.7 million dollars worth…

New Funding to Boost Support for Parents

Parents are set to receive increased funding support to help care for their children up to age of six. The Western Australian government has awarded more than $1.8 million to Ngala Family Services for its Residential Parenting Service in Kensington, raising current funding by more than $400. “Raising young children is a tough job, so…

Drugs, Weapons and Cash Seized in Perth Drug Raids

Police have arrested and charged three men a large haul of drugs were seized during raids in Perth targeting a “suspected criminal network”. Organised Crime Squad detectives carried out the drug busts on City Beach, West Leederville, Gnangara, Applecross, Madeley, Dayton and Ascot homes, alleging drugs worth $33 million and cash at the homes. Police…

Red Poppies to Honour Fallen in Armistice

Knitted and crocheted red poppies will be made by the thousands to recognise the fallen troops, in time for the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Ladies from Western Australia’s Returned Services League (RSL) branch have begun a project to knit or crochet 62,000 poppies to represent the Australians who died or were held as prisoners…

40,000 Tickets Added For Perth Stadium Open Day

An extra allocation of tickets will be made available for Optus Stadium’s Open Day after the initial allocation sold out within two hours. The Western Australian government will make an additional 40,000 free tickets available after its initial allocation of 70,000 were snapped up within 90 minutes. Tickets will be available from 10am on Friday…