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Save Kulunga - No education cuts

Submitted by sam on Fri, 13/09/2013 - 19:39

Kulunga Kindergarten in Hilton is threatened with closure. The Education Department, tasked with finding cuts to satisfy the Barnett government claims that there were insufficient enrolments by the end of July to justify a 2014 class.

Refugee bashing takes an ugly turn for the worse

Submitted by sam on Mon, 19/08/2013 - 10:58

The bi-partisan contest in refugee bashing has hit new lows. This is a real kick in the guts coming so soon after the great Refugee Welcome Walk & Fiesta in Fremantle.

See here my speech at the July 22 refugee rights rally in Perth:

PTA slashes NightRider service

Submitted by sam on Thu, 20/06/2013 - 12:00

June 15 saw the last NightRider bus service from Fremantle. In their advice to the City the PTA said that, "...the already low patronage has continued to decline to an average of less than ten passengers.

Big thanks to Erica Lewin

Submitted by sam on Mon, 06/05/2013 - 12:00

I'd like to extend a big thanks to Erica Lewin who recently stepped down from the role of Samson Precinct Convenor. Erica is really diligent and professional and did a great job, putting in many hours of her own time in the service of the local community.