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Bitcoins: What are they? Should I invest?

Bitcoins: What are they? Should I invest?

October 23, 2017

Dutchman Didi Taihuttu recently packed it all in and sold everything he owned for Bitcoins. Currently waiting on a campsite with his family, he is claiming that he is waiting for the eventual boom in...

COMMENT: A matter of Church or State?

COMMENT: A matter of Church or State?

October 23, 2017

One word comes to mind when I think of the Catholic Church: Hypocrites. Last week Sydney's Archbishop Anthony Fisher advocated the “no” vote in a Sunday congregation at St Mary's Cathedral, stating tha...

Comment: #metoo

Comment: #metoo

October 23, 2017

Here are some stats which should concern you: Over 12 million people on Facebook have taken part in the #metoo campaign in the past week. Research by the Australia Institute in 2015 found nine out of 10 women have been ...

Four-legged fellows wreaking havoc across Perth

Four-legged fellows wreaking havoc across Perth

October 23, 2017

Dogs, so innocent and adorable … or so it seems. Over the course of 2017 there has been an average of five dog attacks per day across Perth. According to City of Cockburn Rangers and Community Safety...

COMMENT: Stop the stigma on homelessness

COMMENT: Stop the stigma on homelessness

October 23, 2017

Imagine coming home from a day of work and having the sidewalk of some run down street be your couch. Imagine the cold, winter night and the fear of what lies in the dark consuming your thoughts, while...

New tax on foreign property buyers

New tax on foreign property buyers

October 23, 2017

In the September Budget WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced a new tax to be imposed on foreign property buyers in WA. The extra 4% tax is set to repair part of the $4.2bn Western Australian state net debt...

ECU Social Work Lecturers release book

ECU Social Work Lecturers release book

October 22, 2017

Two ECU lecturers of Social Work, Dr Lynelle Watts and Dr David Hodgson, in the School of Arts and Humanities will be releasing a book this week which they co-authored on social work. The Bunbury authors...

Chevron abandons drilling plans in the Bight

Chevron abandons drilling plans in the Bight

October 22, 2017

Energy giant, Chevron, has abandoned its $400 Million plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. A year after fellow multinational oil player British Petroleum (BP) gave up its ambitions...

COMMENT: The humanitarian shortcomings of our Government

COMMENT: The humanitarian shortcomings of our Government

October 22, 2017

I firmly believe that Australia is not doing all that it can to protect human rights. It's funny that I should express this opinion now, considering Australia was just awarded a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). However, even Julie Bishop conceded that one of the benefits of having a seat was that it w...

Gold royalty out, payroll tax in

Gold royalty out, payroll tax in

October 21, 2017

The Labor State Government is battling through the long process of getting its budget, announced in September, through the Upper House where the support of other parties is needed, because Labor don't...

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