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…

Weekly student protests against Government climate change inaction

Climate in-action has reached its boiling point with students activists ready to strike weekly, unless changes are made. Passionate and environmentally conscious students want to show that they are not backing down from the climate fight. Last week’s election result triggered cries for help that the environment will continue to be neglected by Scott Morrison…

School Strike for Climate gaining strength

Thousands of school students were truant today in a strike against climate change and the Government’s inaction. The rally outside St George’s Cathedral presented strong youth advocates, speaking up in protest of the climate change that will affect their generation in years to come. As one student Mikayla explained about 500 metres away one of…

34 Honorary Student Youth Ambassadors embark on Chinese adventure

In a special school assembly this morning, Education Minister, Sue Ellery, granted 34 students from Years 5-6 at Oberthur Primary School as Honorary Youth Ambassadors, ahead of their 16 day study tour in China. The school’s Chinese Immersion Program saw these students  learning Mandarin since they were in pre-primary, where students are taught their normal curriculum…

FBI admits it missed warnings about Florida school shooter

The FBI has admitted it failed to follow up on a tip from someone close to Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz from “a person close” to him in a statement released on Friday. The FBI said the tip warned about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behaviour, disturbing social media posts and the…

Bus Crash Tragedy; 24 Severely Injured

This story is written by WAMN Journalist Kierath Taplin. 21 kids, 3 adults were injured after their bus rolled over in Gidgegannup. What was supposed to be an enjoyable overseas camping trip for a number of Malaysian and Indonesian students turned for the worst last night when their bus rolled over after hitting a speed…

Teachers Rallied Against Cuts

Approximately 100 protesters including parents, students, union members and politicians participated at the rally against further cuts at the education department. The union has collected nearly 42000 signatures across WA, and expects they will have over 100,000 signatures by next year. Demonstrators held placards stating their disappointment with the government’s decision. They are worried that their…

WA Teachers On Strike Against Cuts

In an unprecedented rally, over 15,000 teachers and education staff from 3 different unions in the education industry attended a stop work protest in Gloucester Park in Perth on Thursday morning. This comes after weeks of rising tension between unions and government officials since education job cuts and hiring freezes were announced. Teachers elsewhere across…

Teachers Say NO To Cuts

Hundreds of teachers walked out of their classroom on Tuesday to stand against the government’s education job cuts. They rallied outside Parliament House in the afternoon, the Education Minister Peter Collier was booed by protesters as he tried explain the matter. “This is your day and I appreciate your passion, I acknowledge your passion and…

Australia remembering Beijing Massacre

Australia is remembering the 24th anniversary of the Tienanmen Square Massacre with candle light vigils held in Sydney and Melbourne. In Sydney, 3 tanks built from cardboard were found in front of the Queen Victoria Building, Belmore Park and Martin Place, attracting people to stop by and take pictures of it. Posters with the heading…