METRONET recruitment open with training opportunities

The last recruitment for Transperth Railcar drivers is now open, with new employees being among the first to drive trains for the METRONET Forrestfield Airport Link. With only four classes of 15 students over two years, the recruitment process is highly competitive, with Transperth drivers being some of the most highly trained in Australia. Transport…

Public appeal for information regarding serious hit and run

Following recent information being received, Major Crash Investigation Officers are appealing to the public for further information in relation to a serious hit and run traffic crash that occurred in Bayswater on Tuesday, 23rd September 2003 around 3:20pm. A 10 year old girl was crossing Whatley Crescent opposite Bayswater Train Station carpark, when a light…

Man charged over threats with firearm

Following incidents in Bentley yesterday afternoon, Cannington Detectives have charged a man over allegedly entering a retail outlet on Albany Highway and threatening staff with a firearm. It will further be alleged that he left the store on foot before entering a nearby petrol station where he threatened a customer and demanded the keys to…

Climate Inaction Analysis – Part One

Part one of our climate inaction analysis series aired last night, exploring political resistance in the fight for climate change. I was inspired to invoke conversations around this topic after watching the newest climate documentary, 2040, directed and starred in by Australian Film Maker Damon Gameau. I sat down with Global Politics and Policy Lecturer,…

Climate Change Inaction empowers students to make a stand

As the fight for climate justice continues, university students flooded the CBD with feisty signs and catchy chants protesting the government’s climate inaction. How many more protests will it take before the Federal Government commits to a better future? According to the 2019 National Union of Student’s Student Values Survey, climate change is the number…

Albanese in Perth commenting on job and economic growth

Labor Leader, Anthony Albanese visited Perth, listening to and addressing the needs of WA. Mr Albanese discussed jobs and the economy, commenting on the disappointing RBA’s governor downgrading Australia’s growth by a quarter of a percent to below trend. “The Australian economy at the moment is performing in terms of growth on under-trend levels. We…

Uni Students Stand Up Fight Back against Climate Inaction

As the fight for climate justice continues, university students flooded the CBD with feisty signs and catchy chants protesting the government’s climate inaction. According to the 2019 National Union of Student’s Student Values Survey, climate change is the number one political issue on students’ minds. Hundreds of university students gathered to make a statement of…

Perth man charged after WA Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team investigation

A joint Australian Federal Police and Western Australia Police Force team, WA JACET (Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team), combats national and international online exploitation of children. A 31 year old man has been charged with child exploitation and drug offences and will appear in Perth Magistrates Court Today. In March this year the…

Kardinya crash leaves woman in hospital

A crash that occurred around midnight this morning has left a woman in hospital with serious head injuries. Around 12:05am a blue Mitsubishi Hatchback and a white Isuzu truck collided on South Street and North Lake Road in Kardinya. The driver of the Mitsubishi, a woman in year 50s was taken by ambulance to Royal…