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Choosing to be child-free for the planet

Choosing to be child-free for the planet

October 14, 2019

Selfish. A word attributed to, amongst others, women throughout history who have made the conscious decision to remain childless. However, for Perth-based student Steph Murphy, choosing to be child-free may be the answer to the world’s climate woes.

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

October 14, 2019

Global warming is quickly becoming a major issue in the world as the environment is plundered for resources, but Perth local governments are trying to make a change.

Saving Ludlow Tuart Forest

Saving Ludlow Tuart Forest

October 14, 2019

Deforestation is plaguing the Western Australia's unique Ludlow Tuart Forest with just three per cent of the forest remaining, according to recent reports. But what is the true impact of cutting down these precious trees and where does it stand in the grand picture of deforestation and climate change locally and globally?

Focus on feed to cut farm methane

Focus on feed to cut farm methane

September 18, 2019

Feed alternatives for cattle may be the answer for reducing greenhouse gases emitted from Australia’s agricultural industry.

WA Election Wrap

WA Election Wrap

May 23, 2019

The federal election was campaigned relentlessly from all sides, however, Ipsos polls on the day showed...

Catch our election night TV coverage here

Catch our election night TV coverage here

May 17, 2019

From 6pm (EST) on Saturday May 18 we covered the election aftermath live for three hours. Our broadcast...

Education and safety on agenda for Angus Young

Education and safety on agenda for Angus Young

May 17, 2019

riven by a passion for safety and security, and hopes of creating a new education centre, Angus Young is running in the upcoming federal election as Pauline Hanson’s One Nation’s candidate for Stirling.

Public schools left out by Federal promises: WASSEA

Public schools left out by Federal promises: WASSEA

May 16, 2019

A surge in the number of Catholic and independent schools on the back of increased Federal funding is “fracturing our society”, according to Western Australian Secondary Schools Executives Association president Armand0 Giglia.

Wages are a key election battleground

Wages are a key election battleground

May 14, 2019

With the federal election in full swing, there are countless campaigns underway – not only from the parties vying for seats themselves, but also business groups, lobby groups and unions seeking to get their issues on the national agenda. 

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

May 14, 2019

Since its establishment, Julie Bishop's seat of Curtin, that encompasses Perth's wealthy Western suburbs,...

One to watch: Hasluck’s 2.1% knife edge

One to watch: Hasluck’s 2.1% knife edge

May 13, 2019

The seat of Hasluck will be one to watch on election night, May 18. The Liberal Party currently holds the seat with one of the smallest margins nationally, at 2.1%.

Stirling: Diverse and marginal

Stirling: Diverse and marginal

May 10, 2019

The federal electorate of Stirling was first named and voted on in 1955. It was named after the first governor of the Swan River Colony, Sir James Stirling. Over its 64-year history it has had 18 elections and 12 of them have been won by a member of the Liberal party.

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