The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission last week began hearings for the State Wage Case which will set the wages for some of the lowest paid working people in WA, those on the WA Minimum Wage and state awards. Around 100,000 people rely on this decision to determine their wages. Again, this year the peak […]
Indymedia’s Raymond Grenfell speaks to Road To Rail convenor, Sam Wainwright about the state government’s announcement of over two billion dollars worth of road and rail infrastructure, including $1.6 billion dollars of federal funding previously ear-marked for the Perth Freight Link.
Professor Paul Flatau Director Centre for Social Impact UWA on upcoming Social Impact Festival in Perth. The Social Impact Festival is aiming to connect and celebrate the people, organisations, ideas, networks and collaborations for social change across WA. Check out http://www.socialimpactfestival.org/
Not a week goes by that there is not a meeting or action around the state government’s proposed Perth Freight Link. As the community anger mounts and on the eve of the Fremantle Council voting to officially oppose the $1.6 freeway, Indymedia spoke to councilor Sam Wainwright about the campaign to both oppose the PFL, […]
With the economy weakening, and job losses on the horizon for many West Australians, many are turning to financial counsellors for support- but the sector is also being hit with budget cuts, and is expected to lose around 50 jobs this year. For more on the perfect storm this might create, we spoke to Charles […]
The proposed Roe 8 extension is a 5.2 kilometre extension of the Roe 8 highway through Beeliar wetlands to just west of coobelup avenue. This road in combination with others including Roe 9 as well as a possible return of the Fremantle Eastern By-pass in the form of a tunnel is a part of the […]