The number of West Australians who have signed up to the Federal Government’s farm relocation program can be counted on two hands.
Anyone wishing the country faces two new requirements as work continues for the coronavirus vaccine roll-out.
There are now just 1200 fewer employed West Australians than last February, prior to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down large swathes of the economy.
Aaron Morey writes that the most successful economies were those ‘that tap into the full potential of their workforces’ — that includes working mums.
The idea that we need to do better to ensure women are represented fairly and equally across the different sectors of society is far from new. And yet we still have work to do to bring it to reality.
Just 38 per cent of Year 10s who sat a national civics and citizenship test have achieved a proficient standard, a result labelled ‘disappointing’ by Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese has opened up about the next federal election, which could be called as early as August.
Jade Gailberger and Finn McHugh
More than 11,000 West Australian families have built new homes with the help of the Federal Government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder grant.
Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney has come out in support of a one minute’s silence on Australia Day to reflect on Indigenous deaths since Australia was colonised.
The PM has again refused to name the outgoing US President when condemning the the violence at the Capitol riots.
Changing the date is more than just moving a public holiday. Changing the date will change the nation and redefine Australian history, writes Rangi Hirini.
Anthony Albanese will use a speech tomorrow to blast Scott Morrison’s handling of the US relationship, accusing the PM of getting too cosy with Donald Trump.
The first WA business has put its hand up to enter the Federal Government’s simplified debt restructuring process, which forms part of major insolvency reforms that went through parliament last year.
Danielle Le Messurier
An independent MP who called for one minute of silence during official Australia Day ceremonies has been blasted for playing 'negative politics with our history'.
Australia’s Agriculture Minister has all but given up on trying to convince young and unemployed people to move to the bush for farming jobs.
Figures from the Master Builders Association WA showed a more than 100 per cent increase in approvals for new homes in October, with cashed-up first-time buyers leading the charge.
The Prime Minister has spoken with outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence, just two-days before Donald Trump officially leaves the White House.
WA parents are being slugged with childcare price hikes nearly double the national average, with many in the outer suburbs and regions hit the hardest.
Scott Morrison has defended his Government’s handling of Donald Trump and the Capitol Hill riots, saying while it was ‘very disappointing’ it is not his job to lecture the US President.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out making any changes to the split of GST that would unwind the reforms WA successfully campaigned for in 2018, The West can exclusively reveal.
Anthony Albanese’s leadership of the ALP has come under pressure after a union-commissioned poll revealed the party faced losing two seats in its coal mining political heartland at the next election.
The Federal Government’s decision follows international air carrier Emirates' move to suspend its flights to Australia's east coast, frustrating desperate ex-Pats.
Luke Costin and Andi Yu
The controversial former celebrity chef could be embarking on a new career alongside another colourful figure after a cryptic post.
Labor are calling on Scott Morrison to sack Nationals MP George Christensen from chair of the trade and investment committee after he made a series of anti-China statements on social media.
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