Archive for month: June, 2019

High Court judgment still leaves donor-conceived families in limbo about who is a legal parent
Families formed using donor conception have, for a decade or more, assumed donors of sperm and eggs are not legal…
No Plastics A No Brainer – Plastic Free July Challenge
Plastic is a useful and valuable material, but the global ‘disposable culture’ of using once and disposing of plastic is…
How to find a good restaurant? Economists can help
Where to eat? It’s a question you’ve probably pondered when visiting somewhere unfamiliar. Though it’s fun to explore a strange…
Help the Homeless Art Auction Happens
The Great annual Auction, presented by Soroptomist International of Fremantle, was held on June 8 at the Fremantle Town Hall.…
Welcome Back Leeuwin!
Last Friday, on a glorious blue sky winter’s day, the Leeuwin arrived ‘home’ from a lengthy stay up at Monkey…
Can a sperm donor be a legal parent? In landmark decision, the High Court says yes
On Wednesday, the High Court handed down a landmark decision that confirmed parentage rights to a man who donated his…
Stockholm Sweet But Not Coffee Central
Over the past number of years it has been customary to suggest Perth, in the sense of the internationally known…
Rhythm of the Port
I love to sit and watch the rhythm of the Port. With camera ready… Pilot boat, tugboat, ship arrival. Joy!
Step Feet First Into the Question: ‘What would I do to survive?’
S-27, by Sarah Grochala, delves into how far people go and who they will betray to save themselves when things…
Reflection on Life With and Without Cars
Cars were rare in the small coastal town where I spent my early years. When one of us free range kids noticed one heading our way the cry “Car! Car! Car!” would go up and the gang would rush to the road to stare as it tonked past.

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