Sprinkler ban reminder as winter Approaches

Sprinkler ban reminder as winter Approaches

Winter sprinkler ban in place from June 1 to August 31 each year Ban saved about 4.5 billion litres of scheme water last year Applies to both scheme water and bores Water Minister Mia Davies has reminded households across Perth, Mandurah and parts of the South-West and Great Southern to get ready to turn off […]

Perth’s event calendar on track with V8 Supercars

Perth’s event calendar on track with V8 Supercars

V8 Supercars Perth SuperSprint is on this weekend (May 6-8) One of more than 80 events sponsored by the State Government in 2015-16 Event to stay at Barbagallo Raceway until 2018 thanks to Tourism WA support Tens of thousands of spectators will enjoy thrilling racing action this weekend as Australia’s top drivers line up at […]

New insight into white shark behaviour

New insight into white shark behaviour

Research data released from nearly 180,000 detections of tagged sharks Tagged sharks monitored by satellite-linked and data-recording receivers Information helps to build picture of shark movements in WA A seven-year shark monitoring research program has provided a wealth of valuable data on white shark activity off the Western Australian coast. Fisheries Minister Joe Francis said […]

PERTH ON SHOW TO WORLD’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

PERTH ON SHOW TO WORLD’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

LNG 18 Conference expected to inject $45 million into the local economy Perth previously hosted LNG 12 in 1998 and is the only destination to be granted hosting rights a second time The eyes of the world’s oil and gas industry will focus on Perth next month when 5,000 people are expected to take part […]

Busy Bee Deli Story: Then and Now

Busy Bee Deli Story: Then and Now

Gautam ‘Gem’ Gautam bought the Busy Bee Deli on 9th May, 2014.  He gradually renovated the shop and turned it into a popular mini-supermarket. Neighbours increasingly popped by to pick up items that they urgently needed, such as bottle of milk, a loaf of bread, a pack of coffee or a light bulb. Customers also […]

Best and brightest Year 12 students for 2015 announced

Two hundred of Western Australia’s top public secondary school students have been rewarded for their outstanding academic and vocational achievements. Education Minister Peter Collier announced the winners of the State Government’s Best and Brightest Award for 2015. “These students have achieved excellent results in their schools and are likely to be high achievers in the […]

Students Excel To Win Beazley Medals

Students Excel To Win Beazley Medals

Beazley Medals awarded to students at Perth Modern School and the Western Australian College of Agriculture – Harvey Perth Modern School, Rossmoyne Senior High School and St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls had the highest number of award winners Public school students have taken out the State’s top two secondary education awards. Education Minister Peter […]

Perth Men Stand up Against Domestic Violence

Perth Men Stand up Against Domestic Violence

More than 20 of Perth’s prominent men will gather at nib Stadium today to pledge their support in the campaign to stop violence against women.  Launching the event today, Child Protection Minister Helen Morton said the Perth ‘STAND UP‘ event was being held to support the world’s largest male-led movement to stop violence against females, […]

Perth first Australian city to welcome Malindo Air

Perth first Australian city to welcome Malindo Air

Perth will be the first Australian city on Malindo Air’s network when the airline’s inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur lands at Perth Airport this afternoon.  The airline, established in 2013, is owned by the National Aerospace and Defence Industries of Malaysia and Indonesia’s Lion Air. Tourism Minister Kim Hames said the new service between Perth […]

Festival of Lights illuminates Perth

Festival of Lights illuminates Perth

The Perth metropolitan area hosted the largest Diwali celebrations yet  Perth skies lit up for Western Australia’s biggest Diwali celebrations this year, including the first-ever display at Parliament House to mark the Indian Festival of Lights.  Diwali celebrates the victory of light over darkness and good over evil, and is known for its fireworks, candles […]