Crikey November 9, 2009 6 Comments
Now, more than ever, Western Australia needs capable, effective and forceful Opposition, writes The Western Warrior. And what are we getting? Spineless, clueless, and directionless dross.
Crikey November 3, 2009 8 Comments
New WA legislation means police can now stop and search people and vehicles in designated areas without having to prove reasonable suspicion that a crime has taken place, writes The Western Warrior.
Crikey October 23, 2009 5 Comments
The Brian Burke scandal cost three ministers their jobs, saw two MPs kicked out of the ALP and even reached to the Howard government. So who did the CCC put away yesterday? Nobody, writes The Western Warrior.
Crikey October 13, 2009 1 Comment
Prevention is the new black in health policy. But do our politicians really understand prevention and are our health departments well equipped to understand and implement this new focus?
Crikey October 13, 2009 5 Comments
Whatever his current polling woes, in Malcolm Turnbull, the Liberal Party may just have found a potent template for its political direction and indeed, its very future, writes The Western Warrior.
Crikey October 12, 2009
Malcolm Turnbull may have headed over to the WA Liberal faithful to discuss ETS negotiations, but they didn't want to hear it, with all but one voting for no ETS negotiations pre Copenhagen. Now what for the West?
Crikey October 5, 2009
The inglorious departure of former WA Premier Alan Carpenter has left some curious characters fighting to replace him, writes the Western Warrior.
Crikey September 28, 2009 3 Comments
According to former WA planning minister Alannah MacTiernan, Labor might have won the last state election if not for its overtly negative election campaign strategy, writes Lawrence Apps.
Crikey September 23, 2009 2 Comments
Many have been quick to label Colin Barnett "the accidental Premier" -- a fall guy who was never meant to win -- but if history is any judge, then it should be smooth sailing for the Libs, writes The Western Warrior.
Crikey September 15, 2009 2 Comments
Kevin Rudd needs the WA Labor Party to start being a threat, not a liability, writes Western Warrior.