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Ownership

Who owns The West Australian?
Other: Seven West Media
Other: Seven Group Holdings
Other: Kerry Stokes

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Oceania · Australia

Desperate families ‘house hop’ in Airbnbs amid rental crisis

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A young family has been caught on CCTV breaking into an Airbnb, seemingly just for a roof over their heads, highlighting the brutal reality of WA’s rental crunch.See the Story

Western Australia's AAA credit rating reinstated as state outperforms domestic and global peers

Coverage: 2 sources
S&P Global has upgraded WA's credit rating for the first time since 2013. The upgrade follows the state reporting a $5.7 billion surplus in this year's budget. Premier Mark McGowan says the rating will allow the government to fund important projects for the state's future.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

Census - the snapshot of the nation

Coverage: 2 sources
The first batch of 2021 census data has been released. Here's what is says about the nation.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

Single-parent families crack the 1 million mark for the first time

Coverage: 2 sources
The number and proportion of families headed by a single parent has increased since 2016, and registered marriage rates have decreased – but not dramatically.See the Story
Western Australia · Western Australia

REVEALED: Perth’s 20 fastest-selling suburbs

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
These are the areas where homes are snapped up almost before the ‘For sale’ sign goes up in the front yard — and the median sale price has gone up too. FIND OUT WHERE THEY ARE HERESee the Story

Northern Star eyes up to $1.4b mill expansion at Super Pit

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Northern Star Resources has flagged potential spending of up to $1.4 billion at its Kalgoorlie Super Pit operation that would almost double its milling capacity and lift production by 200,000 ounces a year.See the Story
Mark McGowan · Western Australia

Free worker accommodation could solve WA skills shortage

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Mark McGowan believes he has a compelling pitch for his European recruitment drive this week. But high wages and beautiful sunsets won’t be enough to lure workers to Perth, writes Josh Zimmerman.See the Story
Western Australia · Western Australia

Resources Minister says WA key to reaching net zero by 2050

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Madeleine King says Australia will not reach its net zero emissions target by 2050 without the help of WA.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

Why transplant waiting lists could be a thing of the past

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Organ transplant waiting lists might become a thing of the past due to the discovery by Australian scientists of ‘new cryoprotective agents’ to store human cells.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

Shareholders will demand First Nations fairness over profits

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
We have seen the power we hold when we band together — we can spill boards, force change and make companies operate in ways which support our future.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

500,000-strong Australian ‘grey army’ workers stand ready

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
There are close to 500,000 older Australians out there ready and willing to return to the workforce — if it were worth their while financially.See the Story

US cop who shot and killed Aussie walks free

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot US-Australian dual citizen Justine Ruszczyk Damond has been released from prison on parole.See the Story

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