LATEST: Hong Kong Leader Meets The Press As International Flights Cancelled

Thousands of tourists were left stranded as flights remain cancelled at the Hong Kong whilst Chief Executive Carrie Lam met with the Executive Council members. It’s understood that 1940 international tourists were stranded at the hall, following the announcement by the Airport Authority that all arrival and departure flights were cancelled yesterday. A small team…

OPINION – The Liberals versus ABC Journalists

Opinion written by Dr Ian Cook, Murdoch University Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies  Justin Milne’s resignation as chair of the ABC is yet another moment in an ongoing feud between the Liberal Party and ABC journalists. Allegations that he tried to fire journalists who were “hated” by the Australian Government were the reason that…

Man Charged Following Mandurah Newsagency Armed Robbery

A man has been charged over an armed robbery at a Mandurah newsagency on Tuesday. The man entered the newsagent off Mandurah Terrace at around 4:30pm, allegedly approaching the counter and asking one of the staff for cash and cigarettes while wearing a divers’ hood and carrying a bag. The staff member asked the man…

Personal Facebook data shared with third parties: EXPERT

How safe is your personal data online? Facebook and data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica are at the forefront of a dispute over the harvesting and use of personal data. It is alleged that information was used to influence the outcome of the US 2016 presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum. However, both firms deny…

Nine Axe Darwin News

Communities in Northern Territory expressed their outrage over Channel 9’s radical decision to chop the locally produced 6PM TV News, and centralize the operation from Queensland. Weekend news from Darwin will be replaced with the 6PM newscast from Brisbane. At the time when media diversity is the focus of this nation, Channel 9’s decision to…

Youth Homelessness on the Rise

Across Australia, 2.5 million people are living under the poverty line and over 105,000 people are homeless, with 42 per cent of those under 25. In Western Australia over 9,500 people are homeless, and almost 4,000 of those are under 25. Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence and Community…

Man Stabbed Whilst Walking With His Dog

A 24-year old man has been stabbed in an unprovoked attack whilst walking his dog on Tuesday night. The man was approached by a stranger at 6:55pm while on a walk through parkland near Pomodora Avenue and Porro Road in Landsdale. Shortly after the stranger left, the victim realised he had been stabbed when he…

Fairfax Shares Rise During Bidding War

Fairfax’ shares have risen by 6.9 per-cent, taking them to a six-year high, after receiving competing bids for the company. The competing bids come from Australian telecommunications company TPG and US private equity company Hellman & Friedman. Hellman & Friedman are an established media investment company located in both New York City and San Francisco.…

Virtual Reality, a show-stopper for Sexpo

This year’s Sex Expo, better known as Sexpo is on again this weekend. Offering an array of sexual, lifestyle and health related entertainment and products, the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre has come to life this weekend. Some of this year’s headlining acts include adult stars like Jesser Rhodes and Miss Universe Nude 2015. Bentleigh…

Labor’s Penny Wong slams Government’s race-hate speech

Labor Senator Penny Wong has compared the Turnbull government to a “gang of orcs” as changes to race-hate speech laws were debated in parliament today. Senator Wong invoked the J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series in describing how changes to the Racial Discrimination Act will strengthen protections for free speech and against racial vilification.…