February 2, 2018 9
We can see how major industries contributed to the political parties -- and how much the parties aren't telling us -- from new donations data.
February 1, 2018 1
Western Australia's peak medical body says a "short-term cost-cutting measure" is putting prisoners' health at risk.
January 19, 2018 21
As debate continues at every level of government in the lead-up to Australia Day, we revisit the City of Fremantle. Some aren't convinced that change, when it comes, will begin with politicians.
October 10, 2017
The government is in terrible trouble in Queensland and Western Australia. So you'll never guess who would be one of the biggest losers from a reallocation of the GST to the west ...
September 26, 2017 1
MPs in WA get an allowance of nearly $80,000 every year and don't have to declare what they do with a cent of it. Crikey asked around and even the people who answered didn't really tell us where the extra cash went.
September 4, 2017 11
The establishment of a party committee to consider ways to pursue "financial independence" is obviously not to be taken seriously. However, WA's GST complaints should be.
September 1, 2017 13
The motion put forward by the Brand division of the WA Liberal Party to examine the possibility of WA pursuing secession is just the latest example in a long history.
September 1, 2017 11
Western Australian MPs are given $78,000 in addition to their salaries to spend as an "electorate allowance". They do not have to report what they spend it on, nor do they have to pay it back if they don't use it all for legitimate purposes. And the honour system works so well for pollies ...
August 17, 2017 16
How exactly did a mining magnate come to spearhead the program to shift indigenous Australians onto cashless welfare?
August 14, 2017 17
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.