South Australian firefighters have called for more funding to replace old equipment with a lack of resources putting the state and lives at risk.
There are grave concerns Perth’s homeless community has been left behind in the vaccination race.
A new campaign — spearheaded by non-profit organisation Ausflag and celebrated WA businesswoman Janet Holmes a Court — is urging State politicians to do just that.
Big tech is being put under the microscope as Federal Parliament holds its first social media hearing for the year — looking into toxic material on online platforms and the dangers it poses to Australians.
One third of approved apartments developments have been placed on ice amid skyrocketing labour and supply costs, stoking fears of a ‘crisis in housing supply’.
A homeless tracker identifying rough sleepers by name and recording what happens to them has found Perth’s homeless population has swelled to more than 1000.
A trial that has removed the ‘grime and gum’ from late-night revellers from Perth’s filthiest strip could be expanded throughout the City.
A new visa to bring temporary agricultural workers into the country is yet to deliver more workers as negotiations continue to sign countries up to the deal.
WA’s peak doctors’ group says it would back halving isolation guidelines for health workers exposed to COVID-19 to ease pressure on hospitals — if evidence shows it could be done safely.
It’s been a horror year for racial vilification in Australian sport and the sight of our athletes kneeling for our national anthem last weekend showed just how bad the situation has become.
A major NSW waterway will now officially go by its traditional Aboriginal name as well as the one given to it by European settlers.
More than a third of Australians are concerned about how they will pay for Christmas celebrations and are feeling pressured to spend more than they can afford.
A current casual employee at Commonwealth Bank alleges management deliberately change rosters to avoid having to offer conversion to permanency.
Casual academics have told a parliamentary committee Fair Work laws have failed them and kept university staff in insecure work.
More than 278,000 Australians sought assistance from specialist homelessness services in the past year, but without JobKeeper it may have been worse.
The $6.7 million homeless hostel in the heart of Perth was supposed to shelter 100 people a night - but less than 40 referrals have been processed since it opened four months ago.
The rental crisis is causing a bottleneck situation in refuges with women not being able to leave to go to more long-term housing due to affordability and competition.
CFMEU, Glencore and Hunter Workers representatives have told a parliamentary committee about the impacts of casual contracts on workers in the Hunter Valley.
Aboriginal children are disproportionately represented in the number of children who died last year while known to the Department of Communities and Justice.
Anti-vax disability support staff have been blamed for the sudden closure of a home that has left a heartbroken family facing the prospect of being separated at Christmas.
Tasmania's Public Trustee has misunderstood its role for 26 years, according to an independent report that has made 28 recommendations to improve the service.
Scott Morrison has slammed the behaviour of one of his Liberal senators, who was accused of growling and ‘making dog noises’ at Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie.
A Perth man who was lured and bashed by a group of thugs because of his sexuality wants gay hate crimes woven into WA’s criminal code to ensure perpetrators are more harshly dealt with.
Social justice advocates behind an historic lawsuit against the State Government over the treatment of children at Banksia Hill Detention Centre will rally outside the facility this week.
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