2019 Australia Day Celebrations in WA


Auspire – Australia Day Council of WA Breakfast to launch 2019 Australia Day celebrations in WA
Address by the Honourable Kim Beazley AC Governor of Western Australia.

2019 WA Local Hero

Prof Cheryl Tucker-Kickett Western Australia's Local Hero 2019

In 2015, Wadjuk traditional owner, ex-state and Women’s National Basketball League player Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker, launched the basketball lifestyle program Kaat, Koort and Hoops – an after-school program for five to 14-year-old children. By 2018, 250 children had participated, learning basketball and improving their social, physical and emotional wellbeing.

ABC News – Elijah Doughty: Guthoo youth report says…

Elijah Doughty: Guthoo youth report says Kalgoorlie Aboriginal teens stressed, bored and scared of police…

Racism against Aboriginal children in Kalgoorlie is leading to anger, unemployment and crime in later years, the Guthoo youth report has observed.