January 14, 2010 3
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.
December 2, 2009 3
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.
November 29, 2009
Relive all the thrills and spills of yesterday's epic battle between the Left and more-Left for the WA seat of Willagee with William Bowe's live coverage of the event.
November 9, 2009 6
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.
November 3, 2009 8
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.
October 23, 2009 5
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.
October 13, 2009 1
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?
October 13, 2009 5
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.
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?
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.