The Government was warned more than a year ago that a riot, violence and increased stress leave costing millions of dollars would likely result from widespread double-bunking at WA's amalgamated juvenile detention centre.
Department of Transport licence assessors have blasted a national campaign that has added extra countries to the Recognised Country and Experienced Driver Recognised Country categories. This means more people moving to Australia will not have to sit local driver tests, something the majority of WA’s licence assessors have questioned in a series of union meetings.
Prolonged under-resourcing and the unnecessary closure of the Rangeview Remand Centre were key points in our review of the Banksia Hill Detention Centre riot on January 20.
The CPSU/CSA commissioned the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), at Charles Darwin University and the University of Newcastle, to provide an independent appraisal of the current fiscal strategy deployed by the Western Australian government. CofFEE are acknowledged experts in the field of public finance analysis.