Crikey March 31, 2010
In part two of a special report into the family feud in the indigenous Noongar community that made national headlines, Kayt Davies details the night in question.
Crikey March 30, 2010 4 Comments
Shots fired during a brawl last November in a tiny Western Australian township made national news. In the first in a series of special reports on the incident, Kayt Davies explains what they're fighting about.
William Bowe March 30, 2010
With more state elections looming, William Bowe wraps all the latest preselection news from battles around the country.
Crikey March 4, 2010 3 Comments
Kevin Rudd's plans for public hospital reform have been met with a mixed bag of responses -- doctors like it, many State governments don't, and subeditors across the land are having a field day with bad medical puns.
Crikey February 6, 2010
Joel Pobar has done some impressively nerdy things with data from the My Schools website to create heat-maps of where Australia's top schools are located.
Andrew Crook February 1, 2010 2 Comments
The release of this morning's Australian Electoral Commission's "periodic disclosures" data paint a vivid picture of who bankrolled the two state elections that occurred in the 2008/09 financial year.
William Bowe January 27, 2010
The latest Westpoll survey shows the Barnett government back to a commanding 57-43 lead, plus the surprising finding that, after a month’s merciless pillorying in the media, support for Police Minister Rob Johnson being sacked is running 22% to 50% against, reports William Bowe.
Crikey January 14, 2010 3 Comments
The Barnett government's attempts at populism have blown up with a glorious detonation this week in the west, and the political chicken entrails are predicting a cabinet re-shuffle very soon, writes Luke Walladge.
Greg Barns December 2, 2009 3 Comments
Is heavy-handed Anti-Social Behaviours Orders (ASBO) legislation really needed in Western Australia? Particularly since they don't work and mainly just force vulnerable people with mental illness into the prison system.