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Facebook, Google face senate committee into journalism

Facebook, Google face senate committee into journalism

August 28, 2017

It’s no secret that a great deal of the information we read on the internet and elsewhere is fake – the question is, how much fake can we tolerate and how do we distinguish between what’s true and...

The complex legality of vaping

The complex legality of vaping

August 28, 2017

As a subculture and an activity, vaping has grown exponentially over the past five years, attracting more people to the recreational activity. There are meet-ups that are organised in online messaging...

WA Tourism blindsided by AirBNB

August 28, 2017

Tourism WA has been asked by the State Government to reprioritise $2 million of its budget to help fill empty hotel rooms in Perth, but the plan is considered by some stakeholders to be a band aid solution...

Robotic Love: Future of Humanity?

Robotic Love: Future of Humanity?

August 28, 2017

The thin line between human and robots is quickly being crossed. With the speed technology is developing and its impact in our lives, it may be safe to say that robots will be soon taking over. How...

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

August 21, 2017

Proverbs 29:18: ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ And so, with Malcolm Turnbull at the helm, the Federal Liberal Party will proceed to its demise. The Federal Government is not a united ...

Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

August 21, 2017

The Perth Mint is taking advantage of China’s booming gold market, with exports growing to $11 billion last year. The growth has come quickly, from 110 tonnes in 2011 to 232 tonnes last year, with...

WA’s first female surveyor general

WA’s first female surveyor general

August 21, 2017

For the first time in Western Australian history, the Surveyor General role has been awarded to a woman. Dione Bilick will join the historic list of WA Surveyor Generals that includes John Septimus...

Tiger selfie ban

August 21, 2017

PETA has issued an open letter to Tinder urging them to ban photos that contain images of tigers. In the letter, Associate Director of Campaigns from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Ash...

A gift to Girl Guides

A gift to Girl Guides

August 21, 2017

Last week Girl Guides WA was one of nine organisations to win a State Government contract to continue providing youth services in Western Australia. The bid, worth over 350k for five years, will allow...

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?

August 15, 2017

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 unsuccessful meeting last month...

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