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WE often hear about the skilled labour shortage in Australia, particularly here in Western Australia and I wonder if this problem could be partially alleviated by workers taking fewer sickies due to back pain. more »
THE war of words between the Liberal Government and the Opposition over a broken election promise to build a rail line to Ellenbrook has left the community wondering who is to blame and why the service won’t be built – in the short term anyway. more »
SATURDAY night’s fire at Mt Lawley Primary School can only be described as a tragedy. more »
THE two Craigie teenagers who face becoming homeless because of WA’s criminal confiscation laws exemplify the hollowness of the ‘tough on crime’ rhetoric so many of our politicians have come to rely on. more »
AN important breakthrough has been made in the campaign to change young people’s attitudes to alcohol. more »
GET ready for the new era – a time when we all stop talking and start doing something about climate change. more »
FOR too long, the main sports codes in Australia have relied on the massive windfalls generated from alcohol sponsorship. more »
THE community development and justice committee in the WA Parliament is undertaking an inquiry focusing on State Government workers and volunteers who work for State agencies involved in emergency responses. more »
WOMEN won the right to vote in Western Australia in 1899 and the right to stand for Parliament in 1920. more »
LAST week’s exchange between Minister for Transport Troy Buswell and Labor MP Janine Freeman was neither a brain snap nor a bra snap on the part of the controversial Member for Vasse and former star UWA economics student. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Erienne Lette and City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson talks about the new Cinemas Project.
Editor Denise Cahill talks with Harriet Wyatt about new conservation and restoration works being done to the Oliver Hill Battery.
Western Suburbs Weekly editor Denise Cahill with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly editor Denise Cahill with this week's Dog Refuge update.