The City of Perth have been copping a lot of flak recently. The latest is over the CEO/Acting CEO’s. I’m not privy to the inner-workings, but it seems pretty clear what is happening. A turf war. Continue reading City of Perth – Is it as bad as it looks?
Has your privacy been invaded since Christmas yet? Mine has, and at some point yours most certainly will be as well. Drones were a popular gift and they will be even more so in the years to come. Drones invade privacy, but privacy is probably not the most worrying thing about them. Continue reading Drones invade privacy
Unfortunately the City of Bayswater has copped some bad publicity in WAToday and 6PR this week. I say unfortunately not because of bad publicity, this is after all often the instigator for positive change, no, I say unfortunately because the facts presented were fundamentally wrong. Continue reading Media Beat Up on Airbnb in Bayswater
Can you see it? Because it’s happening throughout the City of Bayswater, on a number of fronts. Attitudes have changed, policies are changing and our streetscapes are improving. The Greening of Bayswater has started.
Masters Home Improvement opened their Bayswater store, within Central Ward, in April 2014. They have provided some much needed competition to the hardware market, yet are being discriminated against by antiquated and anti-competitive WA trading rules. This disadvantages customers, is contrary to the concept of an even playing field and is contrary to both Liberal and Labor Party beliefs. Yet it continues. Continue reading Masters Madness
Due to the US regulators investigation into BHP’s hospitality for 176 foreign government officials at the Beijing Olympics, it has been revealed that Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi is one of those foreign government officials and personally received ‘hospitality’ amounting to circa $16,000. Amazing stuff. Continue reading Lisa Scaffidi + BHP
There has been a great deal of controversy over the creation of the Frank Drago Master Plan. Now that the consultant’s recommended plan has been completed, and community consultation has closed, I feel I can provide my thoughts. And a novel idea…
I am writing this post at 9.45pm and my legs are still aching; and I’m talking real pain here. For the first time in my 40 years I did the City to Surf fun run. ‘Fun Run!’ – yeah maybe if you are a masochist. Continue reading City to Surf = Community