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COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

October 9, 2017

This year Afterpay has recently appeared in many stores I shop at around Perth. The digital service makes it possible for a consumer to buy something now and take it home while paying it off later in...

Weapons cache at murder house

Weapons cache at murder house

October 8, 2017

The Supreme Court has heard evidence of a weapons stockpile on the property where 18-year-old Aaron Pajich was brutally murdered in 2016. Police witnesses say they found sets of hunting knives, a garrote,...

EXPLAINER: Elon Musk’s Mars Plan

October 8, 2017

As children, many of us dreamed of becoming astronauts and visiting Mars, but those dreams were quickly tarnished when we were told that our generation may never get to see the red planet. However, a new...

Freedom in the workplace

Freedom in the workplace

October 2, 2017

A recent study has found employees who are given responsibility and freedom at work are more likely to thrive. The research, conducted partly by Curtin University Researcher Dr Amy Tian, determined...

Say bye to single use plastic bags

Say bye to single use plastic bags

October 2, 2017

Premier Mark McGowan has announced Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags from the start of July in 2018. South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and ACT have already moved to ban...

YES money for at-risk youth

October 2, 2017

The Youth Engagement Scheme (YES) has been granted $250,000 in funding to help connect potentially at-risk youth with their communities through recreational and sporting activities. The scheme, administered...

More than a game

More than a game

October 1, 2017

Indigenous adults who play football are healthier, happier and better connected to the community, according to a new report on Indigenous participation in sport, by The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre...

Broome boating bucks

Broome boating bucks

October 1, 2017

The McGowan Government has allocated $9.7 million to upgrade boating facilities in Broome and help start the new marina. The upgrades include new public toilets, vehicle and trailer parking, constru...

Students not reporting sexual harassment & assault

September 18, 2017

*The following article discusses themes of sexual harassment and assault. Reader discretion is advised*  Worrying statistics reveal low levels of ECU students reporting on sexual assault and harassment, o...

COMMENT: Faith in an Institution of Lies

COMMENT: Faith in an Institution of Lies

September 18, 2017

The Catholic Church has lost the bearings on its moral compass. Growing up, the Catholic faith was something I never really understood, despite "technically" being Catholic myself. I was baptised as...

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