EXCLUSIVE: MUA meeting pushes campaign to save Fremantle Port

The Maritime Union of Australia will be stepping up the fight in coming weeks to save Fremantle Port with a campaign to prevent a move to a new port in Kwinana. The meeting this afternoon outlines the campaign that will be launched, where unions and workers will push to save jobs, businesses and the environment.…

Youths charged following pizza shop hold-up and police chase

Two male youths have been charged after being involved in an armed hold up and an attempt to evade police in Kwinana yesterday evening. Police allege just before 7pm, the two juveniles, a 16-year-old boy from Willagee and a 13-year-old boy from Wanneroo threatened a male delivery driver with a knife outside a pizza store…

Kwinana Council Outline Its Facilities Reopening Schedule

The City Of Kwinana has announced the reopening of some of it services next Monday (18th, May, 2020), following the state government’s steps to ease restrictions around the coronavirus. Kwinana has already reopened the council’s customer service area, and from Monday onwards, the Recquatic centre will be available for the community. Recreational classes such as…

Coronavirus case appears in Kwinana

COVID-19 continues its march onward with a case of the virus being confirmed in Kwinana. The patient worked in a tenanted space in a facility in the southern suburb, 30 minutes south of the CBD. The city of Kwinana has confirmed that the person works in a non-public area of Kwinana, and that all direct…

16 Kwinana Youths Awarded With LyriK Scholarship

Sixteen local youths were awarded the Leadership, Youth, and Respect (LyriK) Educational Scholarship in Kwinana at an award ceremony held on Friday, 6th December at the Zone Youth Space. Founded in 2006, the program recognises the invaluable contributions youths aged 10 to 18 years make to the Kwinana community and aims to assist them in…

Kwinana Ranger Team Recognised On Gala Conference

By Shibs Wei At the WA Rangers Association Conference Gala Dinner held this week, the City of Kwinana ranger team have been awarded runner up, 2019 WA Ranger Team of the Year. The award recognises deeds and achievements by Local Government Ranger teams in their service o their local community. Ranger teams across the state…

Jobs at risk from automation in Westport’s freight management plans

Jobs could be in danger in Westport Taskforce’s Perth freight management plans, as it considers automation in the infrastructure construction process. The taskforce has claimed it could be involved in the building of the final chosen plan, indicating it may be part of the jobs strategy when construction begins. Westport has moved closer to selecting…