community news

Your efforts help secure PCYC funding

Submitted by sam on Mon, 16/04/2012 - 19:25

While the state government is pushing ahead with their plans to withdraw police officers from the PCYCs, community outrage has forced a partial back-down.

The real issues in the Stop Lynas campaign

Submitted by sam on Mon, 16/04/2012 - 19:20

Australian mining company Lynas wants to export thorium and other rare earths from their Mt Weld mine through Fremantle and refine the ore at a processing plant at Kuantan on the east coast of peninsula Malaysia. The Stop Lynas campaign is not opposed to the mining of this ore.

PCYC programs under threat

Submitted by sam on Tue, 31/01/2012 - 02:31

A looming staffing problem in WA's twenty-six Police and Community Youth Centres is exposing the Barnett Liberal government's disregard for youth services and the complete hypocrisy of the "law and order" rhetoric that crops up at every state election.

Wishing you a safe and Happy New Year

Submitted by sam on Tue, 20/12/2011 - 13:00

Here's wishing you a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. It's been a privilege to work with so many passionate, dynamic and community-minded people on a big range of important campaigns and community initiatives this year. These include:

Workers Club reopens!

Submitted by sam on Mon, 19/12/2011 - 13:00

Contrary to reports in the media the Workers Club will not be closing after all. New President Don Whittington asked me to pass on the good news and invites you to become a member. It’s only $20 to June 30th 2012.See you at 9 Henry St Fremantle.