Refugee rights convergence to Northam

Submitted by sam on Tue, 30/04/2013 - 00:05

This powerful documentary tells the story of the April refugee rights convergence to the Yongah Hill Detention Centre near Northam.

Local government reform survey

Submitted by sam on Thu, 11/04/2013 - 12:00

The recent survey of views on local government reform produced some mixed results. Respondents from Hilton were strongly opposed to a merger with Melville (69% against).

Barnett's back, be prepared to fight

Submitted by sam on Sat, 16/03/2013 - 12:00

A big thanks to everyone who supported me in the recent state election and congratulations to Peter Tinley on his re-election. There's no sugar coating the overall outcome. In terms of the environment, human services, civil liberties and workers' rights; it's a a bad result.

Inner Freo's shrinking pool of low-cost housing

Submitted by sam on Fri, 15/03/2013 - 12:00

A February 11 Special Council Meeting adopted a business plan to proceed with the Kings Square redevelopment. The project will be funded in large part through the sale of council owned sites, including the Spicer site (currently the Pine Warehouse and adjacent car park).

Burt St to create diverse housing

Submitted by sam on Tue, 29/01/2013 - 13:00

The January Council meeting approved a scheme amendment and associated Deed between the City and the Department of Housing to allow for a residential development on Burt St (opposite John Curtin High School). The Department owns the land and wished to build a mix of public and private housing.