Better suited jobs for migrants to boost Australian economy

A report released by the BankWest Curtin Economics Centre details possible economic growth if skilled migrants are used to their full potential. Political Expert Ian Cook took us through the boosts migrants can give to the Australian economy and how to prolong the positive impacts. The newly released report positively outlines the contribution immigrants make…

Man charged over multiple offences in northern suburbs

As a result of a Joondalup Detectives Investigation, a man has been charged in relation to incidents during September and October. It is alleged the man entered retail outlets, including four jewellery stores, and distracted staff before items and fleeing. The man was charged with more offences after further investigation, in the areas of Butler,…

Multilingual signs trial to improve international driver safety

As part of a trial to help international drivers safely navigate WA roads on tourist routes, the State Government has announced the use of new multilingual advisory signs. Symbolic ‘keep left’ arrow signs will be trialled with German, French and Simplified Mandarin spellings. Directional arrows will also be painted intermittently to remind drivers to keep…

Man charged over CBD traffic offences

A man has been charged following a series of traffic incidents in Perth yesterday. It will be alleged around 3pm the man was at a house in Camilo of a person known to him, before he took the keys to a Holden Station wagon without permission and left. It will further be alleged after 5:45pm…

EXCLUSIVE: Chung Wah Association moves on from negativity towards 110 year anniversary

As the Chung Wah Association overcomes recent rumours about their elections having Chinese intervention, they are looking forward towards the future. The Chung Wah Association’s 110th anniversary is near, with some big celebrations planned. Honourable secretary, Jen Ni Chong, said they want to change the perception of their association within the publics’ view. “I think…

What’s Next For Cockburn Train Station’s Artwork

They’ve been the for years… But now the controversial faces on the Cockburn Train Station Tower have been removed. With support of the State Government, the Perth Transport Authority wants the use of the tower for their own benefit. City of Cockburn Mayor, Logan Howlett, said it’s important to consult with the Cockburn community to…

Multi level car park coming to Mandurah train station

Mandurah train station is on the way up, with a new multi storey car park announcement and tender application requests open for its design and build. A joint state and federal government project, both will contribute half of the funding toward the $32 million dollar build, with construction to commence next year. Transport Minister Rita…

Spearwood home invasion under investigation

Fremantle Detectives are appealing for information from the public regarding an incident in Spearwood early Monday morning, 21 October 2019. A number of people forced entry into a home by smashing a window, before demanding money and stealing a motorcycle. One of the home occupants was assaulted causing injuries to his head. Shortly after a…

New Giraffe Calf at Perth Zoo needs a name!

Perth Zoo is calling for the public’s help to name the newest giraffe calf! The healthy male giraffe was born as part of a regional breeding program to prevent the extinction of the species, as sadly giraffes have suffered a 40 percent population decline in the last 30 years. Environment Minister Stephen Dawson at just…