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  • Climate Change at the Perth Winter Arts Festival
  • Margaret River Pro set to continue
  • Flu season stoush over pharmacy jabs
  • SOMA: Launching ‘Magnum Hopeless’
  • Climate Change at the Perth Winter Arts Festival

    Climate Change at the Perth Winter Arts Festival

    Jackson Lavell-Lee, ECU Reporter

    August 14, 2017

    Climate Change is a topic that should be discussed more often according to Moana Project space and Success arts director Dale Buckley. ‘Ruins’ and the workshop Climate Changing, designed and directed by Buckley are two of the climate inspired art exhibitions at the Perth Winter Arts Festival, where pe...

    'Proven Yields' by Dale Buckley

    Jackson Lavell-Lee

  • Margaret River Pro set to continue

    Margaret River Pro set to continue

    Lisa Simcock, ECU, Reporter

    August 14, 2017

    Popular surfing event Margaret River Pro is set to stay in the World Surf League (WSL) for another two years, ending speculation it would be axed from the Championship Tour. The Margaret River Pro 5 year contract was coming to an end, but with extensive campaigning by Surfing WA, the McGowan Government...

    Margaret River Pro 2017 Mens Winner John John Florence.

    WSL/ Matt Dunbar

  • Flu season stoush over pharmacy jabs

    Flu season stoush over pharmacy jabs

    Jack Baker, ECU Reporter

    August 13, 2017

    The Australian Medical Association’s concern over pharmacy influenza vaccinations is a case of protectionism from the doctors' advocacy group, according to communications contact for the Pharmacy Guild of WA, Greg Turnbull. The flu season of 2017 is the first where pharmacists across Australia are...

  • SOMA: Launching ‘Magnum Hopeless’

    SOMA: Launching ‘Magnum Hopeless’

    Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

    August 10, 2017

    Local hip-hop artist SOMA aka Phil Haller will be launching his second album “Magnum Hopeless” on Friday September 1 at Babushka Bar in Leederville. Originally from Leeds, Haller, mixes sophisticated sentence structures with a bastardization of English/Aussie slang producing unique, raw and edgy...

    Image of SOMA/Phil Haller provided and used with permission by Tom Ward. © 2017

    Phil Haller

News

What is the GST? And why is Western Australia so mad about it?

What is the GST? And why is Western Australia so mad about it?

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

The Western Australian government has put in a formal submission to seek a fairer share of the GST revenue from the Commonwealth Grants Commission. This comes after an...

WA not thrilled with Indigenous funding deal

WA not thrilled with Indigenous funding deal

August 14, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement of a boost in indigenous education funding to $46.7 million in WAhas...

Explained: Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite

Explained: Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite

August 14, 2017

Unless a high court challenge is raised, a postal plebiscite on marriage equality will be held in November...

Bright skies for local apprentices

Bright skies for local apprentices

August 14, 2017

WA Premier Mark McGowan has promised to boost the number of student trainees and apprenticeships in WA...

Perth’s deaf-blind youth group hoping to embark on a trip to the UK

Perth’s deaf-blind youth group hoping to embark on a trip to the UK

August 13, 2017

Six young, deaf-blind people, from Perth from the group the Sea Star Signers, are raising funds to journey...

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Does Perth need a Seawall?

Does Perth need a Seawall?

Apanda Anyuon, ECU Reporter

The city of Perth is showcasing a thought provoking artwork this month near the Perth train station called “Seawall" to increase public awareness of scientists' latest predictions,...

August 14, 2017

Ignite your creative light with a glass art workshop

Ignite your creative light with a glass art workshop

August 14, 2017

Does heating, bending and manipulating glass with fire, light up your senses? Do unique colour creations and a relaxing atmosphere sound dreamy to you? If yes, try your hand...

Perth’s Beautiful and Beastly Musical

Perth’s Beautiful and Beastly Musical

August 13, 2017

The popular 1991 Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast is coming to Perth this August presented by APAN entertainment production in arrangement with Music Theatre International...

A Thrilling Winter Arts Season

A Thrilling Winter Arts Season

August 13, 2017

The 13th Annual Winter Arts Season is in its final weeks but there is still many more free and ticketed events around Perth City to experience. The Season has brought th...

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Sitting for extended periods may lead to dementia

Sitting for extended periods may lead to dementia

Andrew Fewster, ECU Reporter

Extended periods of sitting can be detrimental to brain function. This can include potentially increasing the risk of dementia, a recent study by UWA and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has found. The study shows that long periods of inactivity can cause the brain's glucose levels to fall outside...

August 14, 2017

Climate Change at the Perth Winter Arts Festival

Climate Change at the Perth Winter Arts Festival

August 14, 2017

Climate Change is a topic that should be discussed more often according to Moana Project space and Success arts director Dale Buckley. ‘Ruins’ and the workshop Climate ...

Wheelchairs For Kids

Wheelchairs For Kids

August 14, 2017

What happens to disabled children in developing countries who need a wheelchair but can’t afford one? Wheelchairs For Kids helps. Wheelchairs For Kids is an organisation...

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

August 14, 2017

It is only human to crave sweets. The only factor that holds people back from over-consuming is the calories that come with the great taste. Artificial sweeteners have been...

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Rising Athletes Race Towards Olympic Goals

Rising Athletes Race Towards Olympic Goals

Greg Corrigan, ECU Reporter

Last week Perth based function and venue provider VenuesWest, selected four sporting professionals to represent the company as brand ambassadors. As part of VenuesWest’s Ambassador Program with aid from the State Government, the four athletes will be granted $5000 each to help with their sporting...

August 14, 2017

Margaret River Pro set to continue

Margaret River Pro set to continue

August 14, 2017

Popular surfing event Margaret River Pro is set to stay in the World Surf League (WSL) for another two years, ending speculation it would be axed from the Championship Tour. The...

Kicking goals for girls footy

Kicking goals for girls footy

August 14, 2017

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for all girls wishing to participate in playing Australian Rules Football (AFL) competitively, from grass roots to an elite level. Auskick...

Spin for Cancer

Spin for Cancer

August 13, 2017

Solaris Cancer Care have partnered with Brookfield Place for the second time this year to host their charity event, Spin for Cancer, on September 14. According to Brookfield's...

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Featuring the best student journalism and broadcasting @ ECU.
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