A disappearance like Cleo’s captivates us, in part, because it tells us something about the world that we don’t want to hear.
Schools should be a place where everything is on the table to be discussed, analysed, questioned and tested. There should not be a one size fits all approach to education.
Forty years ago, it took courage and commitment to realise the North West Shelf Project. It will take the same qualities to establish commercial-scale hydrogen production.
Morrison is a skilled political operative — but how does he stem the simmering upset within domestic political circles, while also navigating the international pressure to commit to a cleaner future?
OPINION: Jab mandates may be a policy of last resort, but I won’t apologise for loudly applauding Mark McGowan for having the guts to stand up and get the job done.
We have expected everybody to play by the rules when it comes to our borders, regardless of their individual circumstances, wealth or standing in society — it’s the only way it should be.
‘Until Wednesday’s announcement, we were in a holding pattern. Some people were delaying vaccination for a stronger impetus, while others were content to keep life as it is.’
It’s a sad indictment of the state of modern Australia that any political leader needs to fortify their home in case of an attack from someone who doesn’t share their beliefs.
WA’s first rowing Olympic gold medallist Annabelle McIntyre is only just getting started.
A good rule of thumb in life is to never punch down. Another includes not using the word ‘proles’ if you are a former politician who was once a minister for families
Fremantle Port, WA’s trade gateway to the world, remained open because someone went to a stationery store, writes Ben Harvey. But wharfies are most definitely not on strike.
When Nat Locke caught up with a former teacher, she realised their memories of school camp were just as awful as hers.
WA’s Jack Cleary has described the moment he and his Australian teammates pushed for bronze at Tokyo. And now he’s got his sights set on a podium finish in Paris in 2024.
Despite his obvious personality flaws, failings in office and a vicious whirlwind of condemnation from political elites, Donald Trump appears hell-bent on staying in the American presidential race.
Dress codes are fascinating as an anthropological document. They represent a snapshot not just of what people are wearing but the anxieties of the time.
The challenge for Morrison going into the next election will be in convincing nervous mining communities in WA, Queensland and NSW that the benefits of making this commitment outweigh the risks.
You can fight it, or you can face up to it, but if you want to be part of Perth civilisation, sooner or later you’re going to have to get the jab.
Anything that could bring Cleo home is worth trying. All West Australians should be on the lookout for signs. Please help.
If legitimate questions continue to go unanswered, Mark McGowan will find himself under mounting pressure to justify why he is charting a different exit from COVID to just about anywhere else.
With half of Australia’s population being female, you’d think menstruation wouldn’t be a taboo subject in 2021. Yet it is.
Too many people have stories of home burglary, antisocial behaviour and much worse. Many want people caught and punished. Ultimately, they want less crime and less victims of crime. But what works?
We should not overlook the fact more than 74 per cent of West Aussies over 16 have had their first jab - meaning a big majority of people think it is the right way to go.
It’s hard to imagine how anyone experiencing the torment of a missing child could muster the composure to front a TV camera.
Our thoughts — and no doubt those of everyone in WA — are with Cleo and her family as we all desperately hope for a positive conclusion.
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