Voluntary assisted dying laws pass lower house of Parliament

Voluntary assisted dying laws have passed the State Government’s lower house, moving a step closer to giving terminally ill Western Australian adults the ability to access euthanasia. It passed the lower house without any amendments with members voting in favour of the bill 45 to 11 at 9:36pm on Tuesday night. It will now move…

Government approves business case for new Subi East revitalisation

The State Government has brought its Subi East revitalisation a step closer, approving the business case for the redevelopment. The government accepted the case to develop the 34 hectare space including the Subiaco Oval playing surface and the former Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) site, transforming the oval precinct into Perth’s newest inner-city hub. Along with…

Albany hot for WA tourism with increase in visitors

Picture Courtesy: Tourism WA Albany has become on WA’s hottest tourist destinations, with figures revealing a jump in visitors to the town. The town has experienced a 26 per cent increase in overnight visitors between March 2018 and March 2019, highlighting the town a top tourism destination. Overnight domestic visitors rose from 346,000 people to…

Road funding upgrades boost road safety in Great Southern

Roads in WA’s Great Southern will get an upgrade boost, with funding to improve local roads in the region. More than $400,000 have been allocated to improve local roads in the region under the state’s Black Spot program as part of the McGowan Government’s commitment to improving road safety, efficiency and access. Premier Mark McGowan…

Activist group urges action on climate change or face “rebellion”

An activist group has warned the State Government to address climate change, claiming it is a “crisis situation” that needs to be addressed. Extinction Rebellion has issued an ultimatum to Premier Mark McGowan, urging him to act because it was a “climate emergency” or face “rebellion”, as they held a rally on the steps of…

WA Government to vote on new voluntary assisted dying laws

Terminally ill Western Australians could soon end their suffering, with voluntary assisted dying laws to be introduced into State Parliament. The McGowan Government will bring the new laws into Parliament today, which will allow terminally ill Western Australians to end their lives. The bill is a more conservative version of the voluntary assisted dying regime…