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Perth unites to celebrate Pride

Perth unites to celebrate Pride

October 23, 2017

Rainbows, crazy costumes, music, fun and a whole lot of glitter. On November 25, over 20,000 people are expected to flood the CBD for the 2017 Perth Pride Parade, which is part of Perth’s PrideFest. Growing...

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 ...

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...

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...

Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

October 16, 2017

A recorded police interview with Jemma Victoria Lilley (26), accused of murdering Aaron Pajich, shows her confidentially speaking with officers about her knowledge of the then missing 18-year-old. The...

The silent tragedy of SIDS

The silent tragedy of SIDS

October 16, 2017

Amber Campbell was 20 when she gave birth to her daughter, Jacinta Joyce “JJ” Franks. JJ was born in Bunbury on 5 May 2017. She was a healthy weight at 6 pounds and 8oz, and was instantly adored...

Suspension of disbelief

Suspension of disbelief

October 16, 2017

Sometimes we need pain to contrast the pleasures in life. Without it we wouldn’t have anything to measure our happiness against. But what if pain could bring pleasure? While most people don’t even...

New ECU Guild President

New ECU Guild President

October 16, 2017

After an intense three days of voting, Stewart Lee has been elected President of the ECU Student Guild for 2018. Mr Lee from the LIFT Group and Aqila Burhani from the INSPIRE Group were the two nominees...

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,...

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