Opinion

  1. Nothing to having a Good Friday of quiet reflection

    Nothing to having a Good Friday of quiet reflection

    West Australians love Bali with its beaches, cafes, clubs, adventure parks and of course, Bintang beer.

  2. Constitutional recognition not just symbolic

    The move to recognise Aboriginal people in the preamble of the WA Constitution is a symbolic act which will have little or no impact on the everyday lives of most West Australians.

  3. Reality of Aboriginal child abuse far worse

    How would you react if your 11-year-old daughter had a sexually transmitted infection? How would you take the news that your daughter is up to 10 times more likely to be the victim of sexual abuse than others in her class? How would you feel if she was sexually abused and no one bothered to report it?

  4. Reward system’s domino effect

    Exasperated parents will understand. Go on to eBay and you will find Woolworths’ Disney dominoes on sale.

  5. Main Roads asleep at the wheel for too long

    Main Roads asleep at the wheel for too long

    Anyone who drives on Perth roads during peak periods will know all too well that traffic congestion is getting worse. It is affecting more roads and for longer periods than a decade ago.

  6. Imagination needed for a science revolution

    Imagination needed for a science revolution

    Over the past four years, I have had a consistent message — that science matters. And it is too important to leave to chance.

  7. Tony Abbott: the anti-hero on gay marriage?

    Tony Abbott: the anti-hero on gay marriage?

    Shhhh! Don’t tell him, but some Liberals reckon that Tony Abbott is the man best-placed to deliver gays and lesbians so-called marriage equality.

  8. Tourism can be the new gold mine in WA

    Tourism can be the new gold mine in WA

    Each week we see new reports of resources companies shedding hundreds of jobs in WA and across Australia.

  9. Big Kimberley park a positive for the State

    Big Kimberley park a positive for the State

    The creation of Australia’s biggest national park in the Kimberley is an important step in the preservation of the unique natural wonders of this extraordinary part of the world.

  10. Ministers miss point of code of conduct

    Ministers miss point of code of conduct

    Dean Nalder must be wondering why a different set of rules applied to him. Where was the investigation of Treasurer Mike Nahan’s private interests and how they interacted with his public duties by Department of Premier and Cabinet chief Peter Conran?

  11. Heartbreak of young in aged care must end

    Heartbreak of young in aged care must end

    Imagine the agony of putting your 16-year-old child into a nursing home because you cannot meet their care requirements at home.

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